Captain/Major Harold Ward Correspondence, item 866

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regiment, the war & our mutual 

acquaintances until after midnight.

This afternoon the late C.O. cam round

to see me. He sings very much

smaller now and at times I feel

rather sorry for him. I believe there

is a chance of his going after all. 

The CO told me this morning that

he was probably taking my Company

away from me. I waited to hear

what he meant and possibly 

because I had only smiled he

went on to say that there was 

a chance of Swanton going and

that the Old Man would not

hear of keeping Dean. Poor Dean

is unlucky. The old man said

he liked him, that he was as

brave as a lion in the line & in

the face of the enemy but that

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regiment, the war & our mutual 

acquaintances until after midnight.

This afternoon the late C.O. cam round

to see me. He sings very much

smaller now and at times I feel

rather sorry for him. I believe there

is a chance of his going after all. 

The CO told me this morning that

he was probably taking my Company

away from me. I waited to hear

what he meant and possibly 

because I had only smiled he

went on to say that there was 

a chance of Swanton going and

that the Old Man would not

hear of keeping Dean. Poor Dean

is unlucky. The old man said

he liked him, that he was as

brave as a lion in the line & in

the face of the enemy but that


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  • March 29, 2019 01:07:21 Thomas A. Lingner

    regiment, the war & our mutual 

    acquaintances until after midnight.

    This afternoon the late C.O. cam round

    to see me. He sings very much

    smaller now and at times I feel

    rather sorry for him. I believe there

    is a chance of his going after all. 

    The CO told me this morning that

    he was probably taking my Company

    away from me. I waited to hear

    what he meant and possibly 

    because I had only smiled he

    went on to say that there was 

    a chance of Swanton going and

    that the Old Man would not

    hear of keeping Dean. Poor Dean

    is unlucky. The old man said

    he liked him, that he was as

    brave as a lion in the line & in

    the face of the enemy but that

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    Havrincourt, Ribecourt-la-Tour,

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  • Story location Havrincourt, Ribecourt-la-Tour,


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Contributor
Kate Ward
License
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February 4, 1918
  • English

  • Western Front




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