Pte. A. Smith
3rd Essex Regt
Att 27th Training Reserve
Just a few lines to let you know I arrived back safely 11.15 pm.
I had nearly two hours to wait at Chelmsford, but it was still worth it to get home for a little time. I enjoyed myself very much.
Just having a few biscuits Bourbon creams whilst writing. They are very nice.
Well Dad I hope your cold is better & that you were in plenty of time for your train this morning from Southend. I guess you looked after that alright.
Please excuse more news now as I have quite a big collection of letters to answer.
I hope Jess, Ethel, & Winnie are quite well.
With much love to you all
From your devoted