Volume 1: Letters written on active service, A-L, 1914-1919 - Page 160
December 24th / 18
Dear Auntie Sare
Just a few lines on the eve of Xmas to let you know I am well & having a pretty good time as far as comfort is concerned, which means a good deal to a fellow out here.
I really do not remember when I last wrote to you, but I know this much. That it is my turn, as your letter dated Oct 17 reached me yesterday.
However now censorship regulations are moderated a little, I will try & outline my movements the last few
weeks months, which will make a letter a little more interesting than it was possible before & give you an idea of what is really going on over on this particular part of the world.
If you have a map of Syria, which I no doubt you have, you will be able to follow where we have been since the Stunt started & where we are at present.
Well from Jaffa near the coast we went up towards the Sea of Gallilee, Nazareth Tiberius etc & on to Damascus & thence almost