Captain/Major Harold Ward Correspondence, item 761

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                     (30)

No 30

 My Own Darling,

           Things are improving for the

CO has gone away on leave so for

nearly three weeks we shall be

well rid of him. Our rest still

continues as also does the frost. The

ground is covered with snow and

training is difficult but we do

a little every day On Tuesday Jan 25 

my men were firing on the range

or rather trying to. It was too cold

to get any decent results on Thursday

drilling. In the evening we had a

great dinner the chief dish 

being a suckling pig. It was a

very good show + our guests

Fox + Dean thoroughly enjoyed

themselves. Our good lady cooked

the pig, made stuffing &c. We had one

rubber of bridge + went to bed

for we had to get up early in the

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                     (30)

No 30

 My Own Darling,

           Things are improving for the

CO has gone away on leave so for

nearly three weeks we shall be

well rid of him. Our rest still

continues as also does the frost. The

ground is covered with snow and

training is difficult but we do

a little every day On Tuesday Jan 25 

my men were firing on the range

or rather trying to. It was too cold

to get any decent results on Thursday

drilling. In the evening we had a

great dinner the chief dish 

being a suckling pig. It was a

very good show + our guests

Fox + Dean thoroughly enjoyed

themselves. Our good lady cooked

the pig, made stuffing &c. We had one

rubber of bridge + went to bed

for we had to get up early in the


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  • January 28, 2019 01:18:20 Thomas A. Lingner

                         (30)

    No 30

     My Own Darling,

               Things are improving for the

    CO has gone away on leave so for

    nearly three weeks we shall be

    well rid of him. Our rest still

    continues as also does the frost. The

    ground is covered with snow and

    training is difficult but we do

    a little every day On Tuesday Jan 25 

    my men were firing on the range

    or rather trying to. It was too cold

    to get any decent results on Thursday

    drilling. In the evening we had a

    great dinner the chief dish 

    being a suckling pig. It was a

    very good show + our guests

    Fox + Dean thoroughly enjoyed

    themselves. Our good lady cooked

    the pig, made stuffing &c. We had one

    rubber of bridge + went to bed

    for we had to get up early in the

  • January 28, 2019 01:18:07 Thomas A. Lingner

                         (30)

    No 30

     My Own Darling,

               Things are improving for the

    CO has gone away on leave so for

    nearly three weeks we shall be

    well rid of him. Our rest still

    continues as also does the frost. The

    ground is covered with snow and

    training is difficult but we do

    a little every day On Tues day Jan 25 

    my men were firing on the range

    or rather trying to. It was too cold

    to get any decent results on Thursday

    drilling. In the evening we had a

    great dinner the chief dish 

    being a suckling pig. It was a

    very good show + our guests

    Fox + Dean thoroughly enjoyed

    themselves. Our good lady cooked

    the pig, made stuffing &c. We had one

    rubber of bridge + went to bed

    for we had to get up early in the


  • January 26, 2019 21:27:32 Annick Rodriguez

                         (30)

    No 30/

     My Own Darling

               Things are improving for the

    CO has gone away on leave so far

    nearly three weeks we shall be

    well rid of him. Our rest still

    continues as also does the frost. The

    ground is covered with snow and

    training is difficult but we do

    a little every day On Tues day Jan 25

    my men were firing on the range

    or rather trying too It was too cold

    to get any decent results on Thursday

    drilling In the evening we had a

    great dinner the chief dish 

    being a suckling pig. It was a

    very good show + our guests

    Fox + Dean thoroughly enjoyed

    themselves Our good lady cooked

    the pig made stuffing tc. We had one

    rubber of bridge + went to bed

    for we had to get up early in the


  • January 26, 2019 21:25:49 Annick Rodriguez

                         (30)

    No 30/

     My Own Darling

               Things are improving for the

    CO has gone away on leave so far

    nearly three weeks we shall be

    well rid of him. Our rest still

    continues as also does the frost. The

    ground is covered with snow and

    training is difficult but we do

    a little every day On Tues day Jan 25

    my men were firing on the range

    or rather trying too It was too cold

    to get any decent results on Thursday

    drilling In the evening we had a

    great dinner the chief dish 

    being a suckling pig. It was a

    very good show + our guests


  • January 26, 2019 21:22:57 Annick Rodriguez

                         (30)

    No 30/

     My Own Darling

               Things are improving for the

    CO has gone away on leave so far

    nearly three weeks we shall be

    well rid of him. Our rest still

    continues as also does the frost. The



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Jan, 1918
  • English

  • Western Front




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