Captain/Major Harold Ward Correspondence, item 354

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No 4 

12/8/17

Sunday

My Own Darling Wife,

  Ta for your lovely second 

letter received yesterday - it was

too lovely for words - & also one of

to-day. For the first time since I

came out I cannot write & say I am

real fit & well because I am not

quite. Expect I shall be to-morrow

though. I came to bed yesterday

afternoon with a temperature of a

hundred but that had gone this

morning & now I only feel a wee

bit washy. We have been kept 

well on the go since I came

back. On Friday afternoon we had

a Brigade Tactical Scheme & on

Sat we had a Divisional Field

day when we were all supposed

to have done very well.

  Think my writing is worse than

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No 4 

12/8/17

Sunday

My Own Darling Wife,

  Ta for your lovely second 

letter received yesterday - it was

too lovely for words - & also one of

to-day. For the first time since I

came out I cannot write & say I am

real fit & well because I am not

quite. Expect I shall be to-morrow

though. I came to bed yesterday

afternoon with a temperature of a

hundred but that had gone this

morning & now I only feel a wee

bit washy. We have been kept 

well on the go since I came

back. On Friday afternoon we had

a Brigade Tactical Scheme & on

Sat we had a Divisional Field

day when we were all supposed

to have done very well.

  Think my writing is worse than


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  • December 19, 2018 14:59:13 Thomas A. Lingner

    No 4 

    12/8/17

    Sunday

    My Own Darling Wife,

      Ta for your lovely second 

    letter received yesterday - it was

    too lovely for words - & also one of

    to-day. For the first time since I

    came out I cannot write & say I am

    real fit & well because I am not

    quite. Expect I shall be to-morrow

    though. I came to bed yesterday

    afternoon with a temperature of a

    hundred but that had gone this

    morning & now I only feel a wee

    bit washy. We have been kept 

    well on the go since I came

    back. On Friday afternoon we had

    a Brigade Tactical Scheme & on

    Sat we had a Divisional Field

    day when we were all supposed

    to have done very well.

      Think my writing is worse than

  • December 19, 2018 14:59:01 Thomas A. Lingner

    No 4 

    12/8/17

    Sunday

    My Own Darling Wife,

      Ta for your lovely second 

    letter received yesterday - it was

    too lovely for words - & also one of

    to-day. For the first time since I

    came out I cannot write & say I am

    real fit & well because I am not

    quite. Expect I shall be to-morrow

    though. I came to bed yesterday

    afternoon with a temperature of a

    hundred but that had gone this

    morning & now I only feel a wee

    bit washy. We have been kept 

    well on the go since I came

    back. On Friday afternoon we had

    a Brigade Tactical Scheme & on

    Sat we had a Divisional Field

    day when we were all supposed

    to have done very well.

      Think my writing is worse than


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    Havrincourt, Ribecourt-la-Tour,

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  • Story location Havrincourt, Ribecourt-la-Tour,


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Kate Ward
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August 12, 1917
  • English

  • Western Front




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