Captain/Major Harold Ward Correspondence, item 497

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47

3/10/17

My Own Darling Wife,

  I really must get a decent

letter written & I have half an hour in

which to do it. Since breakfast this

morning I have ridden over twenty miles

on Sally & we have a parade, only a 

short one, as soon as I have had

tea. To-day I have received your

letter written on the 28th Sept. & also

a parcel containing lots of useful

things for which many thanks. We

have been kept pretty well on the 

move since we came out of the

line & there is a chance that we

may move again to-morrow or

the next day. Personally I hope

not for I have struck a most

comfortable billet. The best I have

had since I came to France, I

believe. Yesterday when we landed

here we had no rations for they

came by a different route & it was

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47

3/10/17

My Own Darling Wife,

  I really must get a decent

letter written & I have half an hour in

which to do it. Since breakfast this

morning I have ridden over twenty miles

on Sally & we have a parade, only a 

short one, as soon as I have had

tea. To-day I have received your

letter written on the 28th Sept. & also

a parcel containing lots of useful

things for which many thanks. We

have been kept pretty well on the 

move since we came out of the

line & there is a chance that we

may move again to-morrow or

the next day. Personally I hope

not for I have struck a most

comfortable billet. The best I have

had since I came to France, I

believe. Yesterday when we landed

here we had no rations for they

came by a different route & it was


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  • December 24, 2018 06:47:16 Thomas A. Lingner

    47

    3/10/17

    My Own Darling Wife,

      I really must get a decent

    letter written & I have half an hour in

    which to do it. Since breakfast this

    morning I have ridden over twenty miles

    on Sally & we have a parade, only a 

    short one, as soon as I have had

    tea. To-day I have received your

    letter written on the 28th Sept. & also

    a parcel containing lots of useful

    things for which many thanks. We

    have been kept pretty well on the 

    move since we came out of the

    line & there is a chance that we

    may move again to-morrow or

    the next day. Personally I hope

    not for I have struck a most

    comfortable billet. The best I have

    had since I came to France, I

    believe. Yesterday when we landed

    here we had no rations for they

    came by a different route & it was

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    Havrincourt, Ribecourt-la-Tour,

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  • Story location Havrincourt, Ribecourt-la-Tour,


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5037 / 56870
Source
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Contributor
Kate Ward
License
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October 3, 1917
  • English

  • Western Front




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