Captain/Major Harold Ward Correspondence, item 458

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my duty was plain to see. I can't 

take much credit for being a 

soldier but I can claim that

I had to make great sacrifices

and you Sweetheart. How brave

& how wonderful you are.

Every time I left you - there

was the cherry smile & the good

wishes, and day after day come 

the messages of love & hope. I 

am a lucky man to have a wife

who loves so much & helps & 

encourages always. May the

happiness you deserve wait

upon you. I don't know where

we shall "go in" yet but I know

it is an uncomfortable spot - for

it is low lying & soon gets

sodden with water. However we

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my duty was plain to see. I can't 

take much credit for being a 

soldier but I can claim that

I had to make great sacrifices

and you Sweetheart. How brave

& how wonderful you are.

Every time I left you - there

was the cherry smile & the good

wishes, and day after day come 

the messages of love & hope. I 

am a lucky man to have a wife

who loves so much & helps & 

encourages always. May the

happiness you deserve wait

upon you. I don't know where

we shall "go in" yet but I know

it is an uncomfortable spot - for

it is low lying & soon gets

sodden with water. However we


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  • December 23, 2018 02:20:39 Thomas A. Lingner

    my duty was plain to see. I can't 

    take much credit for being a 

    soldier but I can claim that

    I had to make great sacrifices

    and you Sweetheart. How brave

    & how wonderful you are.

    Every time I left you - there

    was the cherry smile & the good

    wishes, and day after day come 

    the messages of love & hope. I 

    am a lucky man to have a wife

    who loves so much & helps & 

    encourages always. May the

    happiness you deserve wait

    upon you. I don't know where

    we shall "go in" yet but I know

    it is an uncomfortable spot - for

    it is low lying & soon gets

    sodden with water. However we

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    Havrincourt, Ribecourt-la-Tour,

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  • Story location Havrincourt, Ribecourt-la-Tour,


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5037 / 56831
Source
http://europeana1914-1918.eu/...
Contributor
Kate Ward
License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/


September 14, 1917
  • English

  • Western Front




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