Captain/Major Harold Ward Correspondence, item 261

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I am pleased you had a good time

for our boy's birthday. Wish I could have

been with you. He did well for

birthday gifts didn't he? Hope the suit

came out as good as the others did.

Sorry Jack had to stay at home. Hope

Kenneth is quite fit again after his

"I've got a pain Mammy." Yes I saw the

Gazette & wrote a few notes about it to

you. The altercations are due I expect

to the fact that there can only be a

hundred number of each rank in each 

Bn. Most of the fellows who lose temp.

rank will get acting rank so it

won't make any difference. No Morrie

is not with us & won't be. The CO is

getting his name taken out of the list 

if possible.

  We go into reserve tomorrow so shall

get a change & a rest. Am really having

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I am pleased you had a good time

for our boy's birthday. Wish I could have

been with you. He did well for

birthday gifts didn't he? Hope the suit

came out as good as the others did.

Sorry Jack had to stay at home. Hope

Kenneth is quite fit again after his

"I've got a pain Mammy." Yes I saw the

Gazette & wrote a few notes about it to

you. The altercations are due I expect

to the fact that there can only be a

hundred number of each rank in each 

Bn. Most of the fellows who lose temp.

rank will get acting rank so it

won't make any difference. No Morrie

is not with us & won't be. The CO is

getting his name taken out of the list 

if possible.

  We go into reserve tomorrow so shall

get a change & a rest. Am really having


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  • December 15, 2018 22:43:42 Thomas A. Lingner

    I am pleased you had a good time

    for our boy's birthday. Wish I could have

    been with you. He did well for

    birthday gifts didn't he? Hope the suit

    came out as good as the others did.

    Sorry Jack had to stay at home. Hope

    Kenneth is quite fit again after his

    "I've got a pain Mammy." Yes I saw the

    Gazette & wrote a few notes about it to

    you. The altercations are due I expect

    to the fact that there can only be a

    hundred number of each rank in each 

    Bn. Most of the fellows who lose temp.

    rank will get acting rank so it

    won't make any difference. No Morrie

    is not with us & won't be. The CO is

    getting his name taken out of the list 

    if possible.

      We go into reserve tomorrow so shall

    get a change & a rest. Am really having

  • December 15, 2018 19:07:58 Thomas A. Lingner

    I am pleased you had a good time

    for our boy's birthday. Wish I could have

    been with you. He did well for

    birthday gifts didn't he? Hope the suit

    came out as good as the others did.

    Sorry Jack had to stay at home. Hope

    Kenneth is quite fit again after his

    "I've got a pain Mammy." Yes I saw the

    Gazette & wrote a few notes about it to

    you. The altercations are due I expect

    to the fact that there can only be a

    hundred number of each rank in each 

    Bn. Most of the fellows who lose temp.

    rank will get acting rank so it

    won't make any difference. No Morrie

    is not with us & won't be. The CO is

    getting his name taken out of the list 

    if possible.

      We go into reserve tomorrow so shall

    get a change & a rest. Am really loving


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    Havrincourt, Ribecourt-la-Tour,

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Contributor
Kate Ward
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June 20, 1917
  • English

  • Western Front




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