4 July 1916 – Paul to Gertrude

04 Jul


c/o G.P.O.

July. 4th 1916


My dear Mother-

Thanks very much for your letter – you must have forgotten to stick it down – as there was a sort of official post office thing on the back – saying “Found open & officially closed”. I don’t think I shall get another opportunity of seeing Mrs C-G- it does’nt seem like at present. Poor old Ben- I hope she has heard good news of Wiggie by now. Topher will have to wait some time now I should imagine – The papers don’t impress one yet that it as present is an enormous push do they – We imagine here that it’s only a nibble. Jim has’nt written to me yet about his engagement – ought I to write to him first – I think I shall.

So sorry to hear about Mrs Prior. She must have been fairly old was’nt she.

Hope the “woundeds” tea was a success. That’s a new thing is’nt it at Guildford-

I remember Dreda telling me about Betty Neville’s engagement – I did not know they were to be married so soon-

Best love to you all

Your ever loving son


Victorian “Found open” label (Fiji)

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