Volume 1: Letters written on active service, A-L, 1914-1919 - Page 224

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and a few things have happened since then, but we all hope & believe that another year will see an end to this show, or see the hardest part of it finished anyway. I have been in the Somme show from the start, & still retain an unpunctured skin, more by good luck than good management I must admit, for this flying ironmongery is no respector of persons.

If I can say the same next year I shall be one of the lucky ones, as the spring will see a lot of us "eating salad by the roots". Have seen quite a lot of the Australians in action & believe me, they are good as the best, as I always knew they would be.

Received a copy of "Ginger Mick" from A & R, & found it good, if a trifle unnecessarily sad. I wonder if you

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