Captain/Major Harold Ward Correspondence, item 781

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5

has paid the great sacrifice for

there could have been little chance

of his being taken prisoner & in

any other event he would have

been able to let Mary know what

had happened to him. I am awfully

sorry I cannot send a message of

hope for Mary. I have a good idea

where he was & so many things 

might have happened though

usually there is some trace. Do 

you know if any official report

has been made - if not you 

might write to his C.O. for particulars.

Perhaps it might be advisable for

you to do that. You needn't tell

Mary until you got a reply - or

if you like I will write if you

would send me Will's number

& the name & no of the Regiment.

  No it wasn't a rigmarole it 

was a lovely letter from my wife

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5

has paid the great sacrifice for

there could have been little chance

of his being taken prisoner & in

any other event he would have

been able to let Mary know what

had happened to him. I am awfully

sorry I cannot send a message of

hope for Mary. I have a good idea

where he was & so many things 

might have happened though

usually there is some trace. Do 

you know if any official report

has been made - if not you 

might write to his C.O. for particulars.

Perhaps it might be advisable for

you to do that. You needn't tell

Mary until you got a reply - or

if you like I will write if you

would send me Will's number

& the name & no of the Regiment.

  No it wasn't a rigmarole it 

was a lovely letter from my wife


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  • January 28, 2019 13:50:06 Thomas A. Lingner

    5

    has paid the great sacrifice for

    there could have been little chance

    of his being taken prisoner & in

    any other event he would have

    been able to let Mary know what

    had happened to him. I am awfully

    sorry I cannot send a message of

    hope for Mary. I have a good idea

    where he was & so many things 

    might have happened though

    usually there is some trace. Do 

    you know if any official report

    has been made - if not you 

    might write to his C.O. for particulars.

    Perhaps it might be advisable for

    you to do that. You needn't tell

    Mary until you got a reply - or

    if you like I will write if you

    would send me Will's number

    & the name & no of the Regiment.

      No it wasn't a rigmarole it 

    was a lovely letter from my wife

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    Havrincourt, Ribecourt-la-Tour,

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  • Story location Havrincourt, Ribecourt-la-Tour,


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5037 / 57264
Source
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Contributor
Kate Ward
License
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January 8, 1918
  • English

  • Western Front




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