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Date: February 16th 1919
W. L. Broome

Bramshot Camp
52 Battalion
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Dear Mother -

Its so long since I last wrote to you I don't hardly know how to start this one but there's no use making excuses now We did'nt go to Germany as I though we would when I last wrote the third division Just went as far as Bruxells We spent xmas In a small town about eight miles from Bruxells We had a very good xmas to the best I've ever had In the army Right after xmas we started to march back I have been working In the [?] stores since the armitic was signed so did'nt do any of the marching We came back near Lille were we stayed For a month I went on leave from there to paris for fourteen days I had a very good time and saw many things worth seeing paris Is a very nice city much niced then London I Just came back to the Batt for two

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