Captain/Major Harold Ward Correspondence, item 780

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do so shortly. Yes Col. Johnson was

a big loss and it makes it still

more rotten that he should be

followed by such an impossible

person. The good lady is as good

as ever & seems quite pleased to

have us in her house. I think the

people usually are when we treat

them properly - only unfortunately

that is not always - simply owing

to carelessness. Kenneth must

have been amusing with the shoes. 

Sorry I wasn't there to see them

in the morning. Hope you got

a real good pair for yourself.

  Has he got a "Paddy." Yes I

also think they are lucky but some

day my turn will come & once I

get a start I'll take some stopping.

No I don't think you will get much

news in the papers for some time.

I am very much afraid that will 

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do so shortly. Yes Col. Johnson was

a big loss and it makes it still

more rotten that he should be

followed by such an impossible

person. The good lady is as good

as ever & seems quite pleased to

have us in her house. I think the

people usually are when we treat

them properly - only unfortunately

that is not always - simply owing

to carelessness. Kenneth must

have been amusing with the shoes. 

Sorry I wasn't there to see them

in the morning. Hope you got

a real good pair for yourself.

  Has he got a "Paddy." Yes I

also think they are lucky but some

day my turn will come & once I

get a start I'll take some stopping.

No I don't think you will get much

news in the papers for some time.

I am very much afraid that will 


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  • January 28, 2019 13:48:11 Thomas A. Lingner

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    do so shortly. Yes Col. Johnson was

    a big loss and it makes it still

    more rotten that he should be

    followed by such an impossible

    person. The good lady is as good

    as ever & seems quite pleased to

    have us in her house. I think the

    people usually are when we treat

    them properly - only unfortunately

    that is not always - simply owing

    to carelessness. Kenneth must

    have been amusing with the shoes. 

    Sorry I wasn't there to see them

    in the morning. Hope you got

    a real good pair for yourself.

      Has he got a "Paddy." Yes I

    also think they are lucky but some

    day my turn will come & once I

    get a start I'll take some stopping.

    No I don't think you will get much

    news in the papers for some time.

    I am very much afraid that will 

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    Havrincourt, Ribecourt-la-Tour,

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  • Story location Havrincourt, Ribecourt-la-Tour,


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5037 / 57263
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Kate Ward
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January 8, 1918
  • English

  • Western Front




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