Volume 2: Letters written on active service, M-W, 1914-1919 - Page 95
very brave and have no fear in them.
That is a fine spirit Miss King to go into battle don't you think so and believe me Miss King it is that spirit which has made Fritz run when they see are [our] boys hop over the top with the cold steel. Of course Miss King it is not very new to me to be in the front line for I had that experience on Anzac also once in france but at the same time that is the spirit of our boys both old and new soldiers.
Well Miss King we are having very bad weather here and it is a pity that it has
spol spoilt our objective in this big battle, but it is valuable so we cannot grumble. hope you Well dear Miss King I do hope you are in the best of