Captain/Major Harold Ward Correspondence, item 531

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16/10/17

My Own Darling Wife,

  Many happy returns of the 

day. I sent you a birthday kiss the 

first thing this morning. Did 

you get it? I hope this year

will be the best of your life

so far. Full of true & lasting

joy & happiness - a year when both

Kenneth & I join to give you

a double measure of love. My

Darling Lassie I do want

you to be happy & I do want

to help you to keep so.

Should the war end during 

the year may we be together

to make up to each other for

this long absence & the

wanderings from home. I hope

before the next birthday we

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16/10/17

My Own Darling Wife,

  Many happy returns of the 

day. I sent you a birthday kiss the 

first thing this morning. Did 

you get it? I hope this year

will be the best of your life

so far. Full of true & lasting

joy & happiness - a year when both

Kenneth & I join to give you

a double measure of love. My

Darling Lassie I do want

you to be happy & I do want

to help you to keep so.

Should the war end during 

the year may we be together

to make up to each other for

this long absence & the

wanderings from home. I hope

before the next birthday we


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  • December 29, 2018 02:58:34 Thomas A. Lingner

    16/10/17

    My Own Darling Wife,

      Many happy returns of the 

    day. I sent you a birthday kiss the 

    first thing this morning. Did 

    you get it? I hope this year

    will be the best of your life

    so far. Full of true & lasting

    joy & happiness - a year when both

    Kenneth & I join to give you

    a double measure of love. My

    Darling Lassie I do want

    you to be happy & I do want

    to help you to keep so.

    Should the war end during 

    the year may we be together

    to make up to each other for

    this long absence & the

    wanderings from home. I hope

    before the next birthday we

  • December 29, 2018 02:57:59 Thomas A. Lingner

    16/10/17

    My Own Darling Wife,

      Many happy returns of the 

    day. I sent you a birthday kiss the 

    first thing this morning. Did 

    you get it? I hope this year

    will be the best of your life

    so far. Full of true & lasting

    joy & happiness - a year when both

    Kenneth & I join to give you

    a double measure of love. My

    Darling Lassie I do want

    you to be happy & I do want

    to help you to keep so.

    Should the war end during 

    the year may we be together

    to make up to each other for

    this long absence & the

    wanderings from home. I hope

    before the next birthday we


  • December 29, 2018 02:55:48 Thomas A. Lingner

    16/10/17

    My Own Darling Wife,

      Many happy returns of the 

    day. I sent you a birthday kiss the 

    first thing this morning. Did 

    you get it? I hope this year

    will be the best of your life

    so far. Full of true & lasting

    joy & happiness - a year when both


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    Havrincourt, Ribecourt-la-Tour,

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5037 / 56904
Source
http://europeana1914-1918.eu/...
Contributor
Kate Ward
License
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October 16, 1917
  • English

  • Western Front




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