Captain/Major Harold Ward Correspondence, item 506

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No 49

7/10/17

My Own Darling,

  It seems a long time since

I wrote to you but moving has

interfered with the post again & so

there will have been another gap

in the letters. I left my comfortable

billet early yesterday morning. We

embussed about nine o'clock &

soon after that it began to

rain & carried on without 

stopping until late in the 

afternoon. Our new village is

not so good as the last one

& looked very depressing in

the wet & cold. The mess rooms 

& our bed room appeared cheerless

but when the orderlies got the

stove going things looked up

a bit. The mess room & Dean's bedroom 

& mine are in the house of one

of the village shops. A low

rambling house - typical of the

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No 49

7/10/17

My Own Darling,

  It seems a long time since

I wrote to you but moving has

interfered with the post again & so

there will have been another gap

in the letters. I left my comfortable

billet early yesterday morning. We

embussed about nine o'clock &

soon after that it began to

rain & carried on without 

stopping until late in the 

afternoon. Our new village is

not so good as the last one

& looked very depressing in

the wet & cold. The mess rooms 

& our bed room appeared cheerless

but when the orderlies got the

stove going things looked up

a bit. The mess room & Dean's bedroom 

& mine are in the house of one

of the village shops. A low

rambling house - typical of the


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  • December 27, 2018 15:30:21 Thomas A. Lingner

    No 49

    7/10/17

    My Own Darling,

      It seems a long time since

    I wrote to you but moving has

    interfered with the post again & so

    there will have been another gap

    in the letters. I left my comfortable

    billet early yesterday morning. We

    embussed about nine o'clock &

    soon after that it began to

    rain & carried on without 

    stopping until late in the 

    afternoon. Our new village is

    not so good as the last one

    & looked very depressing in

    the wet & cold. The mess rooms 

    & our bed room appeared cheerless

    but when the orderlies got the

    stove going things looked up

    a bit. The mess room & Dean's bedroom 

    & mine are in the house of one

    of the village shops. A low

    rambling house - typical of the

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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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October 7, 1917
  • English

  • Western Front




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