Captain/Major Harold Ward Correspondence, item 917

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number better luck next time. You can do what you

like for Kenneth Lassie - when we get the cash.

Glad you had a good time at Maud's but sorry

the youngsters are not really A1. Hope they soon will be

Yes I still keep the title even with the new man. I 

get called Major more often than Captain but unfortunately

that doesn't carry the pay. Still I hope to get it in time

again. Ta for all the messages. Leave ought to be 

coming round soon & then perhaps to get a chance of

saying thank you for them. I think the temptation

was stronger to go home than stay away. I think 

you were wise for you can please yourself easier

now & the change will do you good. As you say

you can go away again when you want to.

  Glad to hear that Boy welcomed you properly. I expect 

he is very pleased to see you again. It is good

to hear that you are fit & well & that you

benefitted by the change at Headingly. I am keeping 

fit & A1 Lassie, though I shall say I want a rest

if my next leave does not arrive quickly. I like

to read the good wishes in your letters. May our

desires come true so that we may spend many

happy years together. I am all yours Darling & love you

dearly and I am happy in the knowledge and the

reality of your love for me. May all good come

to you my own & may you be very happy. My

thoughts are ever with you & I want to come too.

Tell Kenneth Daddy sends him lots of love & kisses

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number better luck next time. You can do what you

like for Kenneth Lassie - when we get the cash.

Glad you had a good time at Maud's but sorry

the youngsters are not really A1. Hope they soon will be

Yes I still keep the title even with the new man. I 

get called Major more often than Captain but unfortunately

that doesn't carry the pay. Still I hope to get it in time

again. Ta for all the messages. Leave ought to be 

coming round soon & then perhaps to get a chance of

saying thank you for them. I think the temptation

was stronger to go home than stay away. I think 

you were wise for you can please yourself easier

now & the change will do you good. As you say

you can go away again when you want to.

  Glad to hear that Boy welcomed you properly. I expect 

he is very pleased to see you again. It is good

to hear that you are fit & well & that you

benefitted by the change at Headingly. I am keeping 

fit & A1 Lassie, though I shall say I want a rest

if my next leave does not arrive quickly. I like

to read the good wishes in your letters. May our

desires come true so that we may spend many

happy years together. I am all yours Darling & love you

dearly and I am happy in the knowledge and the

reality of your love for me. May all good come

to you my own & may you be very happy. My

thoughts are ever with you & I want to come too.

Tell Kenneth Daddy sends him lots of love & kisses


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  • April 25, 2019 21:42:21 Thomas A. Lingner

    number better luck next time. You can do what you

    like for Kenneth Lassie - when we get the cash.

    Glad you had a good time at Maud's but sorry

    the youngsters are not really A1. Hope they soon will be

    Yes I still keep the title even with the new man. I 

    get called Major more often than Captain but unfortunately

    that doesn't carry the pay. Still I hope to get it in time

    again. Ta for all the messages. Leave ought to be 

    coming round soon & then perhaps to get a chance of

    saying thank you for them. I think the temptation

    was stronger to go home than stay away. I think 

    you were wise for you can please yourself easier

    now & the change will do you good. As you say

    you can go away again when you want to.

      Glad to hear that Boy welcomed you properly. I expect 

    he is very pleased to see you again. It is good

    to hear that you are fit & well & that you

    benefitted by the change at Headingly. I am keeping 

    fit & A1 Lassie, though I shall say I want a rest

    if my next leave does not arrive quickly. I like

    to read the good wishes in your letters. May our

    desires come true so that we may spend many

    happy years together. I am all yours Darling & love you

    dearly and I am happy in the knowledge and the

    reality of your love for me. May all good come

    to you my own & may you be very happy. My

    thoughts are ever with you & I want to come too.

    Tell Kenneth Daddy sends him lots of love & kisses

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    Havrincourt, Ribecourt-la-Tour,

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Kate Ward
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February 22, 1918
  • English

  • Western Front




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