Captain/Major Harold Ward Correspondence, item 682

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No 50                                                       1

30/1/18

My Own Darling,

  I didn't get a letter 

written yesterday and I did the

postman an injustice when I wrote the

day before, for later on I found that

he had given Holmes three letters from

you for me. I'll try and answer

them shortly. Yesterday I was

still "sick" but owing to a 

shortage of senior officers I had to

act as President of a Court Martial.

I held the court in our Mess Room

so did not have to travel far.

Then I did a little office work

with Fox preparing for the new

C.O. who arrives to-day. He comes

from our first line and the two

Battalions will now form one.

At present the fellow here is down

to be second in command but as

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No 50                                                       1

30/1/18

My Own Darling,

  I didn't get a letter 

written yesterday and I did the

postman an injustice when I wrote the

day before, for later on I found that

he had given Holmes three letters from

you for me. I'll try and answer

them shortly. Yesterday I was

still "sick" but owing to a 

shortage of senior officers I had to

act as President of a Court Martial.

I held the court in our Mess Room

so did not have to travel far.

Then I did a little office work

with Fox preparing for the new

C.O. who arrives to-day. He comes

from our first line and the two

Battalions will now form one.

At present the fellow here is down

to be second in command but as


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  • January 14, 2019 20:36:51 Thomas A. Lingner

    No 50                                                       1

    30/1/18

    My Own Darling,

      I didn't get a letter 

    written yesterday and I did the

    postman an injustice when I wrote the

    day before, for later on I found that

    he had given Holmes three letters from

    you for me. I'll try and answer

    them shortly. Yesterday I was

    still "sick" but owing to a 

    shortage of senior officers I had to

    act as President of a Court Martial.

    I held the court in our Mess Room

    so did not have to travel far.

    Then I did a little office work

    with Fox preparing for the new

    C.O. who arrives to-day. He comes

    from our first line and the two

    Battalions will now form one.

    At present the fellow here is down

    to be second in command but as

  • January 14, 2019 20:36:28 Thomas A. Lingner

    No 50                                                      1

    30/1/18

    My Own Darling,

      I didn't get a letter 

    written yesterday and I did the

    postman an injustice when I wrote the

    day before, for later on I found that

    he had given Holmes three letters from

    you for me. I'll try and answer

    them shortly. Yesterday I was

    still "sick" but owing to a 

    shortage of senior officers I had to

    act as President of a Court Martial.

    I held the court in our Mess Room

    so did not have to travel far.

    Then I did a little office work

    with Fox preparing for the new

    C.O. who arrives to-day. He comes

    from our first line and the two

    Battalions will now form one.

    At present the fellow here is down

    to be second in command but as


  • January 14, 2019 20:35:52 Thomas A. Lingner

    No 50

    30/1/18

    My Own Darling,

      I didn't get a letter 

    written yesterday and I did the

    postman an injustice when I wrote the

    day before, for later on I found that

    he had given Holmes three letters from

    you for me. I'll try and answer

    them shortly. Yesterday I was

    still "sick" but owing to a 

    shortage of senior officers I had to

    act as President of a Court Martial.

    I held the court in our Mess Room

    so did not have to travel far.

    Then I did a little office work

    with Fox preparing for the new

    C.O. who arrives to-day. He comes

    from our first line and the two

    Battalions will now form one.

    At present the fellow here is down

    to be second in command but as


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    Havrincourt, Ribecourt-la-Tour,

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  • Story location Havrincourt, Ribecourt-la-Tour,


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5037 / 57059
Source
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Contributor
Kate Ward
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January 30, 1918
  • English

  • Western Front




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