Captain/Major Harold Ward Correspondence, item 570

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left side

were at places where there

were no places for feeding.

On arrival at rail head I

found the Bn had

moved that day. I was

fortunate enough to run

across a man who had

seen my Bn + knew where

they were resting for the

night. I set off to walk

the six miles 'cause there

was no other way of getting

there. I arrived in time

for dinner + received a good

welcome. I got a bad piece

of news shortly afterwards

though for Dean told me

that the Old Man had got

across him and was going

to send another man as

C.O. He was expected  before

I arrived but hasn't turned

up yet. If he comes it will

right side

be a piece of bad luck for me

The old man is a -----------

no matter how good his

officers are he will not give

them any credit or advance

them. Fancy having to work

under such a man. I don't

know what I shall do if the

new man turns up but I do

not intend to stick to a

show where new men are going

to be sent. I wouldn't mind

if I were inefficient + didn't

know my job but I can do

it as well as most men.

However time enough when things

begin to move. Dean is naturally

more sick than I am but of

course in the army one has

little chance of protecting or

pulling forwards one's claims.

  I hope you didn't feel too

lonely Lassie after I left. We



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left side

were at places where there

were no places for feeding.

On arrival at rail head I

found the Bn had

moved that day. I was

fortunate enough to run

across a man who had

seen my Bn + knew where

they were resting for the

night. I set off to walk

the six miles 'cause there

was no other way of getting

there. I arrived in time

for dinner + received a good

welcome. I got a bad piece

of news shortly afterwards

though for Dean told me

that the Old Man had got

across him and was going

to send another man as

C.O. He was expected  before

I arrived but hasn't turned

up yet. If he comes it will

right side

be a piece of bad luck for me

The old man is a -----------

no matter how good his

officers are he will not give

them any credit or advance

them. Fancy having to work

under such a man. I don't

know what I shall do if the

new man turns up but I do

not intend to stick to a

show where new men are going

to be sent. I wouldn't mind

if I were inefficient + didn't

know my job but I can do

it as well as most men.

However time enough when things

begin to move. Dean is naturally

more sick than I am but of

course in the army one has

little chance of protecting or

pulling forwards one's claims.

  I hope you didn't feel too

lonely Lassie after I left. We




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  • January 3, 2019 15:31:14 Thomas A. Lingner

    left side

    were at places where there

    were no places for feeding.

    On arrival at rail head I

    found the Bn had

    moved that day. I was

    fortunate enough to run

    across a man who had

    seen my Bn + knew where

    they were resting for the

    night. I set off to walk

    the six miles 'cause there

    was no other way of getting

    there. I arrived in time

    for dinner + received a good

    welcome. I got a bad piece

    of news shortly afterwards

    though for Dean told me

    that the Old Man had got

    across him and was going

    to send another man as

    C.O. He was expected  before

    I arrived but hasn't turned

    up yet. If he comes it will

    right side

    be a piece of bad luck for me

    The old man is a -----------

    no matter how good his

    officers are he will not give

    them any credit or advance

    them. Fancy having to work

    under such a man. I don't

    know what I shall do if the

    new man turns up but I do

    not intend to stick to a

    show where new men are going

    to be sent. I wouldn't mind

    if I were inefficient + didn't

    know my job but I can do

    it as well as most men.

    However time enough when things

    begin to move. Dean is naturally

    more sick than I am but of

    course in the army one has

    little chance of protecting or

    pulling forwards one's claims.

      I hope you didn't feel too

    lonely Lassie after I left. We



  • January 2, 2019 22:40:39 Annick Rodriguez

    were at places where there

    were no places for feeding

    On arrival at rail head I

    found the Bn had

    moved that day. I was

    fortunate enough to run

    across a man who had

    seen my Bn + knew where

    they were visiting for the day

    night. I set off to walk

    the six miles cause there

    was no other way of getting

    there. I arrived in time

    for dinner + received a good

    welcome. I got a bad piece

    of news shortly afterwards

    though for Dean told me

    that the Old Man had got

    across Line and was going

    to send another man as

    C.O. He was expected  before

    I arrived but hadn't ...

    up yet If he comes it will

    [next page]

    be a piece of bad luck for me

    The old man is a -----------

    no matter how good his

    officers are he will not give

    them any credit or advance

    them. Fancy having to work

    under such a man. I don't

    know what I shall do if the

    new man turns up but I do

    not intend to stick to a

    show where new men are going

    to be sent I wouldn't mind

    if I were inefficient + didn't

    know my job but I can do

    it as well as most men.

    However time enough when things

    begin to move Dean is naturally

    more sick than I am but of

    course in the army one has

    little chance of protecting or

    pulling forwards ones claims

      I hope you didn't feel too

    lonely Lassie after I left We




  • January 2, 2019 22:38:26 Annick Rodriguez

    were at places where there

    were no places for feeding

    On arrival at rail head I

    found the Bn had

    moved that day. I was

    fortunate enough to run

    across a man who had

    seen my Bn + knew where

    they were visiting for the day

    night. I set off to walk

    the six miles cause there

    was no other way of getting

    there. I arrived in time

    for dinner + received a good

    welcome. I got a bad piece

    of news shortly afterwards

    though for Dean told me

    that the Old Man had got

    across Line and was going

    to send another man as

    C.O. He was expected  before

    I arrived but hadn't ...

    up yet If he comes it will

    [next page]

    be a piece of bad luck for me

    The old man is a -----------

    no matter how good his

    officers are he will not give

    them any credit or advance

    them. Fancy having to work

    under such a man. I don't

    know what I shall do if the

    new man turns up but I do

    not intend to stick to a

    show where new men are going

    to be sent I wouldn't mind

    if I were inefficient + didn't

    know my job but I can do




  • January 2, 2019 22:37:08 Annick Rodriguez

    were at places where there

    were no places for feeding

    On arrival at rail head I

    found the Bn had

    moved that day. I was

    fortunate enough to run

    across a man who had

    seen my Bn + knew where

    they were visiting for the day

    night. I set off to walk

    the six miles cause there

    was no other way of getting

    there. I arrived in time

    for dinner + received a good

    welcome. I got a bad piece

    of news shortly afterwards

    though for Dean told me

    that the Old Man had got

    across Line and was going

    to send another man as

    C.O. He was expected  before

    I arrived but hadn't ...

    up yet If he comes it will

    [next page]

    be a piece of bad luck for me

    The old man is a -----------

    no matter how good his

    officers are he will not give

    them any credit or advance

    them. Fancy having to work

    under such a man. I don't

    know what I shall do if the




  • January 2, 2019 22:36:29 Annick Rodriguez

    were at places where there

    were no places for feeding

    On arrival at rail head I

    found the Bn had

    moved that day. I was

    fortunate enough to run

    across a man who had

    seen my Bn + knew where

    they were visiting for the day

    night. I set off to walk

    the six miles cause there

    was no other way of getting

    there. I arrived in time

    for dinner + received a good

    welcome. I got a bad piece

    of news shortly afterwards

    though for Dean told me

    that the Old Man had got

    across Line and was going

    to send another man as

    C.O. He was expected  before

    I arrived but hadn't ...

    up yet If he comes it will

    [next page]

    be a piece of bad luck for me

    The old man is a -----------

    no matter how good his

    officers are he will not give

    them any credit or advance



  • January 2, 2019 22:33:08 Annick Rodriguez

    were at places where there

    were no places for feeding

    On arrival at rail head I

    found the Bn had

    moved that day. I was

    fortunate enough to run

    across a man who had

    seen my Bn + knew where

    they were visiting for the day

    night. I set off to walk

    the six miles cause there

    was no other way of getting

    there. I arrived in time

    for dinner + received a good

    welcome. I got a bad piece

    of news shortly afterwards

    though for Dean told me

    that he Old Man had got


  • January 2, 2019 22:27:51 Annick Rodriguez

    were at places where there

    were no places for feeding

    On arrival at rail head I

    found the Bn had

    moved that day. I was

    fortunate enough to run

    across a man who had

    seen my Bn + knew where

    they were visiting for the day


  • January 2, 2019 22:26:47 Annick Rodriguez

    were at places where there

    were no places for feeding

    On arrival at rail head I



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November 18, 1917
  • English

  • Western Front




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