Captain/Major Harold Ward Correspondence, item 533

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We might stay here quite a long time

but we don't know that yet. We

didn't get very much rest owing to

the many moves but being in the

trenches is a fairly soft job sometimes.

Who gets your early morning cup

of tea now that the maid has gone?

What a time Kenneth & Joan must

have had with the syrup sugar

chalk &c. Who does he take after 

now? Glad he helps you to 

enjoy my letters arriving. I had

a letter from the C.O. & he is going

on well - hopes to get to Harrogate

in a few weeks. My billets keep

fairly comfy. We are back to wire

beds to-night in a hut to-morrow

in a cellar-cum-dugout, but then

it will be work o' nights & sleep

in my clothes by day. It will be

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We might stay here quite a long time

but we don't know that yet. We

didn't get very much rest owing to

the many moves but being in the

trenches is a fairly soft job sometimes.

Who gets your early morning cup

of tea now that the maid has gone?

What a time Kenneth & Joan must

have had with the syrup sugar

chalk &c. Who does he take after 

now? Glad he helps you to 

enjoy my letters arriving. I had

a letter from the C.O. & he is going

on well - hopes to get to Harrogate

in a few weeks. My billets keep

fairly comfy. We are back to wire

beds to-night in a hut to-morrow

in a cellar-cum-dugout, but then

it will be work o' nights & sleep

in my clothes by day. It will be


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  • December 29, 2018 03:05:34 Thomas A. Lingner

    We might stay here quite a long time

    but we don't know that yet. We

    didn't get very much rest owing to

    the many moves but being in the

    trenches is a fairly soft job sometimes.

    Who gets your early morning cup

    of tea now that the maid has gone?

    What a time Kenneth & Joan must

    have had with the syrup sugar

    chalk &c. Who does he take after 

    now? Glad he helps you to 

    enjoy my letters arriving. I had

    a letter from the C.O. & he is going

    on well - hopes to get to Harrogate

    in a few weeks. My billets keep

    fairly comfy. We are back to wire

    beds to-night in a hut to-morrow

    in a cellar-cum-dugout, but then

    it will be work o' nights & sleep

    in my clothes by day. It will be

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    Havrincourt, Ribecourt-la-Tour,

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  • Story location Havrincourt, Ribecourt-la-Tour,


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5037 / 56906
Source
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Contributor
Kate Ward
License
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October 16, 1917
  • English

  • Western Front




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