Captain/Major Harold Ward Correspondence, item 804

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No 40                17/1/18

 My Own Darling

               The post arrived early today

+ I was very pleased to get your

letter numbered 39. Last night when I

went to bed there was a sharp frost

but when I woke this morning I saw

it was snowing slightly; by the time

I got out of bed that had changed

to rain and it has poured with rain

all the morning. Our Tactical Scheme

was first of all postponed for half

an hour and then put off for another

day.  At the same time I was ordered

to attend a lecture on "Cookery" at

a place four miles away. It was so

wet that I went in the Mess Cart

I learned how to make pastry + pie crust

&c with 1 lb of Biscuit Meal, 3 oz of

dripping + a pinch of salt &c  &

got back again in time for lunch.

It was very cold riding but the hood


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No 40                17/1/18

 My Own Darling

               The post arrived early today

+ I was very pleased to get your

letter numbered 39. Last night when I

went to bed there was a sharp frost

but when I woke this morning I saw

it was snowing slightly; by the time

I got out of bed that had changed

to rain and it has poured with rain

all the morning. Our Tactical Scheme

was first of all postponed for half

an hour and then put off for another

day.  At the same time I was ordered

to attend a lecture on "Cookery" at

a place four miles away. It was so

wet that I went in the Mess Cart

I learned how to make pastry + pie crust

&c with 1 lb of Biscuit Meal, 3 oz of

dripping + a pinch of salt &c  &

got back again in time for lunch.

It was very cold riding but the hood



Transcription history
  • February 9, 2019 01:39:20 Thomas A. Lingner

    No 40                17/1/18

     My Own Darling

                   The post arrived early today

    + I was very pleased to get your

    letter numbered 39. Last night when I

    went to bed there was a sharp frost

    but when I woke this morning I saw

    it was snowing slightly; by the time

    I got out of bed that had changed

    to rain and it has poured with rain

    all the morning. Our Tactical Scheme

    was first of all postponed for half

    an hour and then put off for another

    day.  At the same time I was ordered

    to attend a lecture on "Cookery" at

    a place four miles away. It was so

    wet that I went in the Mess Cart

    I learned how to make pastry + pie crust

    &c with 1 lb of Biscuit Meal, 3 oz of

    dripping + a pinch of salt &c  &

    got back again in time for lunch.

    It was very cold riding but the hood


  • February 9, 2019 00:14:52 Stella Watkin

    No 40                17/1/18

     My Own Darling

                   The post arrived early today

    + I was very pleased to get your

    letter numbered 39. Last night when I

    went to bed there was a sharp frost

    but when I woke this morning I saw

    it was snowing slightly; by the time

    I got out of bed that had changed

    to rain and it has poured with rain

    all the morning. Our Tactical Scheme

    was first of all postponed for half

    an hour and then put off for another

    day.  At the same time I was ordered

    to attend a lecture on "Cookery" at

    a place four miles away. It was so

    wet that I went in the Mens Cart

    I learned how to make pastry + pie crust

    &c with 1 lb of Biscuit Meal, 3 oz of

    dripping + a pinch of salt &c  &

    got back again in time for lunch.

    It was very cold riding but the hood



  • February 6, 2019 22:46:26 Annick Rodriguez

    No 40                17/1/18

     My Own Darling

                   The post arrived early today

    + I was very pleased to get your

    letter numbered 39. Last night when I

    went to bed there was a sharp frost

    but when I woke this morning I saw

    it was snowing slightly; by the time

    I got out of bed that had changed

    to rain and it has poured with rain

    all the morning Our Tactical Scheme

    was first of all postponed for half

    an hour and then put off for another

    day At the same time I was ordered

    to attend a lecture on "Cookery" at

    a place  four miles away. It was so

    wet that I went in the Mens Cart

    I learned how to make pastry + pie crust

    tc with 1 lb of Biscuit Meal, 3 oz of

    dripping + a pinch of salt tc  ...     +

    got back again in time for lunch

    It was very cold riding but the hood



  • February 6, 2019 21:02:42 Annick Rodriguez

    No 40                17/1/18

     My Own Darling

                   The post arrived early today

    + I was very pleased to get your

    letter numbered 39. Last night when I

    went to bed there was a sharp frost

    but when I woke this morning I saw

    it was snowing slightly; by the time

    I got out of bed that had changed

    to rain and it has poured with rain

    all the morning Our Tactical Scheme

    was first of all postponed for half

    an hour and then put off for another

    day At the same time I was ordered

    to attend a lecture on "Cookery" at

    a place  four miles away. It was so

    wet that I went in the Mens Cart

    I learned how to make pastry + pie crust

    tc with 1 lb of Biscuit Meal, 3 oz of



  • February 6, 2019 21:00:06 Annick Rodriguez

    No 40                17/1/18

     My Own Darling

                   The post arrived early today

    + I was very pleased to get your

    letter numbered 39. Last night when I

    went to bed there was a sharp frost

    but when I woke this morning I saw

    it was snowing slightly; by the time

    I got out of bed that had changed

    to rain and it has poured with rain

    all the morning Our Tactical Scheme

    was first of all postponed for half


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    Havrincourt, Ribecourt-la-Tour,

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  • Story location Havrincourt, Ribecourt-la-Tour,


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Kate Ward
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January 17, 1918
  • English

  • Western Front




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