Letter to Father 13 May 1918

13/5/18

 

My dear dad,

 

What do you think of my writing! Bit better than my usual scrawl isn’t it?  I am writing with my latest toy – a topping Waterman Edie sent me.  She also sent me a pair of socks & a pipe, so I am well off.  The pipe is the nicest bit of wood I have seen for a long time.  I am going to get her to buy all my pipes in future.

 

Well how goes it dad. My latest information is that you were a bit better on the 10th.  I hope to have a line from Win tomorrow.

 

I think I told you last night that I was applying to return. Curiously enough G.H.Q. rang up last night & said my own people were applying for me & they were sending an order along for me to go back.  So that makes assurance doubly sure.

 

It is a dirty miserable wet day here. I should like an armchair, a good fire & a clack with you.

I have no news dad. This is only just to pass the time of day with you.

 

With very best love

Your loving son

Geoff.

 

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