Captain/Major Harold Ward Correspondence, item 661

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has done during his retreat is beyond

belief. Practically everything is

destroyed in this part + it is the

same in other places according to the

newspaper I saw. I see that U.S.A.

has joined in the merry crowd.

            Well Beloved I am sorry this

letter is so scrably but I could

talk for hours. I hope you are

both real fit + well. This letter

should tell you that I love you very

dearly - 'cause I want it to do so.

     Love to all. May all happiness

wait upon you My Beloved. All

my thoughts come to you. A big hug

+ a long kiss, I am all yours. Heaps

+ heaps of love.

             Your own Husband

                        Harold

Capt H Ward

    2/4  Lincoln Regt

         B E F

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e

has done during his retreat is beyond

belief. Practically everything is

destroyed in this part + it is the

same in other places according to the

newspaper I saw. I see that U.S.A.

has joined in the merry crowd.

            Well Beloved I am sorry this

letter is so scrably but I could

talk for hours. I hope you are

both real fit + well. This letter

should tell you that I love you very

dearly - 'cause I want it to do so.

     Love to all. May all happiness

wait upon you My Beloved. All

my thoughts come to you. A big hug

+ a long kiss, I am all yours. Heaps

+ heaps of love.

             Your own Husband

                        Harold

Capt H Ward

    2/4  Lincoln Regt

         B E F


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  • January 14, 2019 19:38:06 Thomas A. Lingner

    e

    has done during his retreat is beyond

    belief. Practically everything is

    destroyed in this part + it is the

    same in other places according to the

    newspaper I saw. I see that U.S.A.

    has joined in the merry crowd.

                Well Beloved I am sorry this

    letter is so scrably but I could

    talk for hours. I hope you are

    both real fit + well. This letter

    should tell you that I love you very

    dearly - 'cause I want it to do so.

         Love to all. May all happiness

    wait upon you My Beloved. All

    my thoughts come to you. A big hug

    + a long kiss, I am all yours. Heaps

    + heaps of love.

                 Your own Husband

                            Harold

    Capt H Ward

        2/4  Lincoln Regt

             B E F

  • January 14, 2019 19:32:38 Thomas A. Lingner

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    perhaps to have written to. I wonder what

    the Rev Father will do or say.

           We had the cake for tea  to-day.

    Tell Alice everyone said "What jolly good

    cake." The biscuits were excellent too only

    unfortunately they had all got broken

    into small pieces. Ta muchly for all

    the good things you send me.

           It seems an age since I saw

    you + Kenneth. Tell Kenneth his Daddy

    often talks about him + hopes to

    "come tea" someday. I wonder which of

    us will be the more excited when

    he comes to "meet Daddy." My

    thoughts are always with you

    Darling - even when my large family

    here is taking up so much of my

    time. It will be glorious to be together

    again with the war all settled + won.

          We shall win but it won't be for

    some time yet. The Boche is very

    clever + according to our ideas

    a dirty fighter. The damage he


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April 7, 1917
  • English

  • Western Front




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