Captain/Major Harold Ward Correspondence, item 302

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is a long time since I last saw 

you - as many months as we have

had weeks sometimes. Still I hope to be

lucky & get leave someday for there

are very few above me on the leave

list. I hardly expect we shall be allowed 

to go during the training period but one

can never tell. Naturally I should

like to stay until the C.O. gets back

towards the end of the month so that

I get a good insight into the way

a Battalion is run. I am looking forward

to the training & hope to be able to

carry on so that the C.O. will be 

satisfied when he returns & also if

possible without getting ticked off 

by the higher commanders. So far I have

had very little to do. For many 

reasons I wish we had been

remaining in the line until the C.O.

returns for although the responsibility

is great, one is not so liable to 

inspection by tin hats. I have just

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is a long time since I last saw 

you - as many months as we have

had weeks sometimes. Still I hope to be

lucky & get leave someday for there

are very few above me on the leave

list. I hardly expect we shall be allowed 

to go during the training period but one

can never tell. Naturally I should

like to stay until the C.O. gets back

towards the end of the month so that

I get a good insight into the way

a Battalion is run. I am looking forward

to the training & hope to be able to

carry on so that the C.O. will be 

satisfied when he returns & also if

possible without getting ticked off 

by the higher commanders. So far I have

had very little to do. For many 

reasons I wish we had been

remaining in the line until the C.O.

returns for although the responsibility

is great, one is not so liable to 

inspection by tin hats. I have just


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  • December 17, 2018 03:15:31 Thomas A. Lingner

    is a long time since I last saw 

    you - as many months as we have

    had weeks sometimes. Still I hope to be

    lucky & get leave someday for there

    are very few above me on the leave

    list. I hardly expect we shall be allowed 

    to go during the training period but one

    can never tell. Naturally I should

    like to stay until the C.O. gets back

    towards the end of the month so that

    I get a good insight into the way

    a Battalion is run. I am looking forward

    to the training & hope to be able to

    carry on so that the C.O. will be 

    satisfied when he returns & also if

    possible without getting ticked off 

    by the higher commanders. So far I have

    had very little to do. For many 

    reasons I wish we had been

    remaining in the line until the C.O.

    returns for although the responsibility

    is great, one is not so liable to 

    inspection by tin hats. I have just

  • December 17, 2018 02:48:29 Thomas A. Lingner

    is a long time since I last saw 

    you - as many months as we have

    had weeks sometimes. Still I hope to be

    lucky & get leave someday for there

    are very few above me on the leave

    list. I hardly expect we shall be allowed 

    to go during the training period but one

    can never tell. Naturally I should

    like to stay until the C.O. gets back

    towards the end of the month so that

    I get a good insight into the way

    a Battalion is run. I am looking forward

    to the training & hope to be able to

    carry on so that the C.O. will be 

    satisfied when he returns & als if

    possible without getting ticked off 

    by the higher commanders. So far I have

    had very little to do. For many 

    reasons I wish we had been

    remaining in the line until the C.O.

    returns for although the responsibility

    is great, one is not so liable to 

    inspection by tin hats. I have just


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    Havrincourt, Ribecourt-la-Tour,

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Kate Ward
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July 8, 1917
  • English

  • Western Front




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