Captain/Major Harold Ward Correspondence, item 482

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21/9/17

No 41

My Own Darling Wife,

  This is one of the days when

the Post corporal did not bring me a

letter and I have no news. We are

still in the same place and I look

like getting another good night's rest.

I slept very soundly last night

in the tent - quite as well as

I had done in my last billet. 

We have had a lovely day to-day -

sunshine all the time - more like

early summer than autumn. I wonder

what you & Kenneth are doing now

6 pm. It must be getting near to

his bed time. I hope you are 

both having a real good time.

I should love to be with you.

We should have a time. It does

seem a long time since I was

on leave - ages & ages & yet I

believe I was lucky to get on

leave quite so early last time. 

I have met several men lately who

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21/9/17

No 41

My Own Darling Wife,

  This is one of the days when

the Post corporal did not bring me a

letter and I have no news. We are

still in the same place and I look

like getting another good night's rest.

I slept very soundly last night

in the tent - quite as well as

I had done in my last billet. 

We have had a lovely day to-day -

sunshine all the time - more like

early summer than autumn. I wonder

what you & Kenneth are doing now

6 pm. It must be getting near to

his bed time. I hope you are 

both having a real good time.

I should love to be with you.

We should have a time. It does

seem a long time since I was

on leave - ages & ages & yet I

believe I was lucky to get on

leave quite so early last time. 

I have met several men lately who


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  • December 24, 2018 05:29:27 Thomas A. Lingner

    21/9/17

    No 41

    My Own Darling Wife,

      This is one of the days when

    the Post corporal did not bring me a

    letter and I have no news. We are

    still in the same place and I look

    like getting another good night's rest.

    I slept very soundly last night

    in the tent - quite as well as

    I had done in my last billet. 

    We have had a lovely day to-day -

    sunshine all the time - more like

    early summer than autumn. I wonder

    what you & Kenneth are doing now

    6 pm. It must be getting near to

    his bed time. I hope you are 

    both having a real good time.

    I should love to be with you.

    We should have a time. It does

    seem a long time since I was

    on leave - ages & ages & yet I

    believe I was lucky to get on

    leave quite so early last time. 

    I have met several men lately who

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    Havrincourt, Ribecourt-la-Tour,

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Kate Ward
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September 21, 1917
  • English

  • Western Front




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