4 August 1916 – Richard to Gertrude

04 Aug


August 4.


My dear Mother.

Many thanks for your letter & the photograph of me, most amusing & I’m so glad you’ve sent it. I expect Harold & the clothes’ll arrive later. Many thanks for the D.M. too.

How dreadfully sorry I am to see poor Wiggs is killed. Poor Ben, I am sorry for her. Ted sent me a wire asking if I had seen it, as we don’t see the papers till a day after he does. The initial was J instead of I, but it must have been the same.

I will see if I can write to Ruth, not this mail as I shan’t have time.

I am sending you some photographs, some for my album. These of the bungalow. Not very good I’m afraid. I am glad Voules send that 10/- back, £1 was quite enough don’t you think?

Many thanks for sending that photograph to Evelyn, thank Rosamond too.

Many thanks for tidying Harold up.

I am much better again now, as last week I’m sure I was getting low fever, never very bad, but never feeling well enough to do much.

It’s still very hot. Ted has lent me a most interesting letter of Paul’s to read, all about the Jutland fight.

Must end. It’s so hot & I want to catch the mail.

Best love to all

Yr loving son


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