Alf Smith letter 11 April 1917

Alf Smith letter 11 April 1917

No 27521

Pte. A.A. Smith

10th Essex Regt.

‘C’ Company

No 10 Platoon

B.E.F. France

April 11th 17

 

Dear Father

Just a few lines to thank you for parcel, also for letter from Jess, they are all very nice just a treat.

I was extra pleased to receive it, as it was the first news I had for nearly a month.  Did you get many letters from me I wrote several.

How did you enjoy your Easter I suppose you spent it quietly.  I was surprised to hear Ethel had left school, time passes so quickly I will write to her & Winnie the first opportunity.

A FEW CIGARETTES & Harrisons Pomade would be useful when you are sending another parcel but I am not in a hurry though I would mention it now.

Have you heard from Albert Taylor lately I would like to write to him if you know his address.

Glad to say I am quite well the weather is very cold & wet.

I have not heard from Southend for sometime have you had any news lately?

Well I think I must finish now.

Glad you are all in the best of health.

Au revoir

With much love

From your devoted Son

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