Volume 1: Letters written on active service, A-L, 1914-1919 - Page 119
[Note at top of page:] I have received no word from Amy you are the only one that has sent papers and two letters which I received as below. I dont know where the rest are.
that the Perry family could do with a good spring cleaning. I am well, doing well, and having a time, It is simply bonz. (Nance.)
All I hope is that my dear old Mum is well and happy, because I want you to. I will write you a letter every week from this out. (promise)
You write to a Pte R P Brett 2112 (OAS)
1st Inf Brigade
pr High Commissioner for Australia
Dear Mum I will close now with tons of love and kisses from
Your loving Son (I want my Mum)
A Million XXXX
Remember me to all who you know, who know me
Thank Mr Ridgeway kindly for me. I have received nothing from anybody. All I have had is on[e] letter in Trenches one letter in England and papers in England. All from you.