Somewhere in France
Your welcome letter received yesterday was very glad to hear from you & to learn the news.
Sorry to hear so many are sick, hope they are all on the way for a speedy recovery.
Pity that you cannot have an appointment with the boys, for I am sure that if you did go the boys would welcome you. Never mind even those who are left behind can do a great deal in this war by helping the boys who do have the luck to go.
Pleased to say the most of us are in fairly good shape & in good spirits, have been doing some travelling etc but still eager for the fray.
I see the 2nd Contgt. have arrived, (at least part of them) suppose it won’t be long before they are over helping us.
Weather is grand just now, but cold.
Have managed to have a very good time taken on the whole, & thank God am in the best of health.
Had a few losses so far, but we’re not downhearted yet, & I hope we never shall be.
Have not heard from Mr & Mrs Buck for months, so have been thinking they also have been ill, will have to send them a line to.
Trust all things connected with the Church are doing fine.
Well say goodbye for a while, hoping you & yours are well
14 Platoon. 4 Company
2nd Battn 1st Inf Bde
1 Canadian Contingent
British E. Forces