Captain/Major Harold Ward Correspondence, item 912

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the reward later on I suspect that

those over against us have come

from the Russian front as they

appear to have little stomach for a

fight. However we remember that the

Boche is always a liar so we trust

him not. We have done 42 hours in 

the front line out of our 144 so

we are getting on. Border is with me

working hard and looking forward to

the first of march when he is to get

six months exchange to England. Howes

is going with him although he has

just spent two months in England

on a course and leave. They wouldn't

let me go as the Battalion wanted

me.  In the line I forgot about my

worries and losing a crown &c I am

King of my small piece no matter

what those in higher authority say or

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the reward later on I suspect that

those over against us have come

from the Russian front as they

appear to have little stomach for a

fight. However we remember that the

Boche is always a liar so we trust

him not. We have done 42 hours in 

the front line out of our 144 so

we are getting on. Border is with me

working hard and looking forward to

the first of march when he is to get

six months exchange to England. Howes

is going with him although he has

just spent two months in England

on a course and leave. They wouldn't

let me go as the Battalion wanted

me.  In the line I forgot about my

worries and losing a crown &c I am

King of my small piece no matter

what those in higher authority say or


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  • August 18, 2019 18:46:07 Stella Watkin

    the reward later on I suspect that

    those over against us have come

    from the Russian front as they

    appear to have little stomach for a

    fight. However we remember that the

    Boche is always a liar so we trust

    him not. We have done 42 hours in 

    the front line out of our 144 so

    we are getting on. Border is with me

    working hard and looking forward to

    the first of march when he is to get

    six months exchange to England. Howes

    is going with him although he has

    just spent two months in England

    on a course and leave. They wouldn't

    let me go as the Battalion wanted

    me.  In the line I forgot about my

    worries and losing a crown &c I am

    King of my small piece no matter

    what those in higher authority say or

  • August 18, 2019 15:02:42 Stella Watkin

    the reward later on I suspect that

    those over against us have come

    from the Russian front as they

    appear to have little stomach for a

    fight. However we remember that the

    Boche is always a liar so we trust

    him not. We have done 42 hours in 

    the front line and of our 144 so

    we are getting on. Border is with me

    working hard and looking forward to

    the first of march when he is to get

    six months exchange to England. Howes

    is going with him although he has

    just spent two months in England

    on a course and leave. They wouldn't

    let me go as the Battalion wanted

    me. In the line I forgot about my

    worries and losing a crown &c I am

    King of my small piece no matter

    what those in higher authority say or


  • April 25, 2019 18:47:16 Annick Rodriguez

    the reward later on I suspect that

    those over against us have come

    from the Russian front as they

    appear to have little stomach for a

    fight. However we remember that the

    Boche is always a liar so we trust

    him not We have done 42 hours in 

    the front line and of our 144 so

    we are getting on Border is with me

    working hard and looking forward to

    the first of march when he is to get

    six months exchange to England Howes

    is going with him although he has

    just spent two months in England

    on a course and leave They wouldn't

    let me go as the Battalion worked

    me In the line I forgot about my

    worries and losing a crown tc I am

    king of my small piece no matter

    what those in higher authority say or


  • April 25, 2019 18:43:25 Annick Rodriguez

    the reward later on I suspect that

    those over against us have come

    from the Russian front as they

    appear to have little stomach for a

    fight. However we remember that the

    Boche is always a liar so we trust

    him not We have done 42 hours in 

    the front line and of our 144 so

    we are getting on Border is with me

    working hard and looking forward to

    the first of march when he is to get

    six months exchange to England Howes


  • April 25, 2019 18:41:52 Annick Rodriguez

    the reward later on I suspect that

    those over against us have come

    from the Russian front as they

    appear to have little stomach for a

    fight. However we remember that the

    Boche is always a 


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1918
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  • Western Front




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