7 April 1916 – Paul to Gertrude

07 Apr


c/o G.P.O.


7th April

Dear Mother.

Thanks for your little note of enquiry – I am perfectly allright – and I am still one behind you – I’ve never seen one yet!

My Thursday’s letter went just after I got yours – so you will have seen by the date.

Will you send this on to Dick – I don’t exactly know how to address it-

Rosamund says she will do something for our Church.

Lovely day again to-day-

Very best love from

Your loving son




Paul continued on the other side on the following day.

This letter shows how frustrating it is to have just one side of a correspondence – what hasn’t Paul seen? From the context, a zeppelin or an aeroplane seems the most likely. 

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