Captain/Major Harold Ward Correspondence, item 814

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but as there is a Brigade Church

Parade I shall have to attend. Fox

is  a little seedy owing to a chill

so this afternoon I spent an hour

or two in his bed room talking

with him. The C.O. fell off his horse

this afternoon but doesn't appear to have

suffered anything but a bruise. How dare

to laugh at me for there was a simple

explanation the letter was at my billet +

I was writing to you in the Mess. Yes

the Huggards are nice people. I remember

lots about the double patience. Did I

kiss you? Well if I did I liked

doing it very much. I am glad

Kenneth calls you 'Mammy mine.'  Life will

always be worth while Lassie for both

Kenneth + I love you very dearly.

I wish I were with you just to remind

you again how lovely it is for us

to be together.  I'd love to have that

kiss + to hear you speak to me.


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I'll do my best Sweetheart. Of course

I want to give you everything. I know

we have had a good time since we

were married - the only real drawback

being these long spells apart.  Money 

doesn't go very far now-a-days, but I

always know that when you pay

out you are getting full value +

I am quite satisfied. Perhaps I'll be

a general soon + then we'll put a little

in a stocking for the days after the

war, + in any case we are not

really doing very badly are we

Precious. I am not a bit sorry really

just real glad that we can be +

are happy. Ta for Kenneths' man it

is a good attempt for him. Harry must

be a very busy man. Glad to hear

that Kenneth's cold is better + I hope

he won't get another. He knows

what envelopes are for anyhow. I got

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 left page  

but as there is a Brigade Church

Parade I shall have to attend. Fox

is  a little seedy owing to a chill

so this afternoon I spent an hour

or two in his bed room talking

with him. The C.O. fell off his horse

this afternoon but doesn't appear to have

suffered anything but a bruise. How dare

to laugh at me for there was a simple

explanation the letter was at my billet +

I was writing to you in the Mess. Yes

the Huggards are nice people. I remember

lots about the double patience. Did I

kiss you? Well if I did I liked

doing it very much. I am glad

Kenneth calls you 'Mammy mine.'  Life will

always be worth while Lassie for both

Kenneth + I love you very dearly.

I wish I were with you just to remind

you again how lovely it is for us

to be together.  I'd love to have that

kiss + to hear you speak to me.


 right page  

I'll do my best Sweetheart. Of course

I want to give you everything. I know

we have had a good time since we

were married - the only real drawback

being these long spells apart.  Money 

doesn't go very far now-a-days, but I

always know that when you pay

out you are getting full value +

I am quite satisfied. Perhaps I'll be

a general soon + then we'll put a little

in a stocking for the days after the

war, + in any case we are not

really doing very badly are we

Precious. I am not a bit sorry really

just real glad that we can be +

are happy. Ta for Kenneths' man it

is a good attempt for him. Harry must

be a very busy man. Glad to hear

that Kenneth's cold is better + I hope

he won't get another. He knows

what envelopes are for anyhow. I got


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  • February 9, 2019 02:01:44 Thomas A. Lingner

     left page  

    but as there is a Brigade Church

    Parade I shall have to attend. Fox

    is  a little seedy owing to a chill

    so this afternoon I spent an hour

    or two in his bed room talking

    with him. The C.O. fell off his horse

    this afternoon but doesn't appear to have

    suffered anything but a bruise. How dare

    to laugh at me for there was a simple

    explanation the letter was at my billet +

    I was writing to you in the Mess. Yes

    the Huggards are nice people. I remember

    lots about the double patience. Did I

    kiss you? Well if I did I liked

    doing it very much. I am glad

    Kenneth calls you 'Mammy mine.'  Life will

    always be worth while Lassie for both

    Kenneth + I love you very dearly.

    I wish I were with you just to remind

    you again how lovely it is for us

    to be together.  I'd love to have that

    kiss + to hear you speak to me.


     right page  

    I'll do my best Sweetheart. Of course

    I want to give you everything. I know

    we have had a good time since we

    were married - the only real drawback

    being these long spells apart.  Money 

    doesn't go very far now-a-days, but I

    always know that when you pay

    out you are getting full value +

    I am quite satisfied. Perhaps I'll be

    a general soon + then we'll put a little

    in a stocking for the days after the

    war, + in any case we are not

    really doing very badly are we

    Precious. I am not a bit sorry really

    just real glad that we can be +

    are happy. Ta for Kenneths' man it

    is a good attempt for him. Harry must

    be a very busy man. Glad to hear

    that Kenneth's cold is better + I hope

    he won't get another. He knows

    what envelopes are for anyhow. I got

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    Havrincourt, Ribecourt-la-Tour,

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  • Story location Havrincourt, Ribecourt-la-Tour,


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January 19, 1918
  • English

  • Western Front




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