Captain/Major Harold Ward Correspondence, item 610

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left side

bearing up well & I know

that you & Kenneth staying

with her will be a

great help & comfort.

  It is a long time since I

was with you. It seems 

longer than ever before 

for some reason. The

changes with he maybe means "we?" have had

over here are not to my

liking - we have also

had a fairly rough time

& to crown all there was

your wire. I am still

called Major though I 

might not be. I'll let

you know when to alter

the title again Lassie. I

hope it will only be

for a short time & I know

that with any other.

right side

brigadier it would not

have happened.

  I am very fit & well & 

shall be very pleased to

get out of my clothes to-nigh

for the first time for many

days. I hope to get a bath

to-morrow also.

  I am pleased to hear that

Kenneth is a good Laddie.

I don't like the thoughts

of not being able to

spend Christmas with you

Fancy not being able to

help to fill his stocking. Still

I suppose there is a war on

& I can't have everything I

want. I have you - the

best wife in the world & 

we have our fine Laddie

so we have much to be

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left side

bearing up well & I know

that you & Kenneth staying

with her will be a

great help & comfort.

  It is a long time since I

was with you. It seems 

longer than ever before 

for some reason. The

changes with he maybe means "we?" have had

over here are not to my

liking - we have also

had a fairly rough time

& to crown all there was

your wire. I am still

called Major though I 

might not be. I'll let

you know when to alter

the title again Lassie. I

hope it will only be

for a short time & I know

that with any other.

right side

brigadier it would not

have happened.

  I am very fit & well & 

shall be very pleased to

get out of my clothes to-nigh

for the first time for many

days. I hope to get a bath

to-morrow also.

  I am pleased to hear that

Kenneth is a good Laddie.

I don't like the thoughts

of not being able to

spend Christmas with you

Fancy not being able to

help to fill his stocking. Still

I suppose there is a war on

& I can't have everything I

want. I have you - the

best wife in the world & 

we have our fine Laddie

so we have much to be


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  • January 6, 2019 18:03:05 Thomas A. Lingner

    left side

    bearing up well & I know

    that you & Kenneth staying

    with her will be a

    great help & comfort.

      It is a long time since I

    was with you. It seems 

    longer than ever before 

    for some reason. The

    changes with he maybe means "we?" have had

    over here are not to my

    liking - we have also

    had a fairly rough time

    & to crown all there was

    your wire. I am still

    called Major though I 

    might not be. I'll let

    you know when to alter

    the title again Lassie. I

    hope it will only be

    for a short time & I know

    that with any other.

    right side

    brigadier it would not

    have happened.

      I am very fit & well & 

    shall be very pleased to

    get out of my clothes to-nigh

    for the first time for many

    days. I hope to get a bath

    to-morrow also.

      I am pleased to hear that

    Kenneth is a good Laddie.

    I don't like the thoughts

    of not being able to

    spend Christmas with you

    Fancy not being able to

    help to fill his stocking. Still

    I suppose there is a war on

    & I can't have everything I

    want. I have you - the

    best wife in the world & 

    we have our fine Laddie

    so we have much to be

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    Havrincourt, Ribecourt-la-Tour,

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Kate Ward
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December 14, 1917
  • English

  • Western Front




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