Volume 2: Letters written on active service, M-W, 1914-1919 - Page 93

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[On letter head of The Salvation Army, With the Australian Expeditionary Forces with logo of crossed flags: the Australian flag and a flag showing the message "Blood and Fire".]
[Stamped note at top of page:]
The Censor forbids mention of Brigade and Division numbers

August 3rd 1917

Dear Miss King

Do not think I have forgotten you for that is not so. As you know we have had three mails lost at sea and as we have been waiting anxiously for mail from the homeland for some time I thought it better for me to write as you have a better chance of getting our letters than we have of getting yours.

Although we have not heard from Australia for several months we know perfectly well that our dear friends and people in Australia have written to us but it has been our bad luck not to get their letters. However we are not going to stop corresponding with our dear people for we know that they are always thinking of us and that they

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