Somewhere in Egypt
June 5th, 1916
Just a few lines to let you know I am well at present. Hoping this will find you all the same. This is a very hot country. It has been awful warm today. Well, Jack, how is the war going along? I wish you would send me some papers, as we do not get very much news here. Are you working every day and are you going down East this summer? I had a letter from Mother the other day. I guess she is expecting you all home this summer. She tells me Eldon has enlisted. He is in Charlottetown training? His wife has a young daughter. I think I will have to look for a wife before I go back, get some nice English lass.
My address is 3949 Private Lee G. Darrach, 1/7 Lancaster Fusiliers, C.Coy, 125 Brigade, 42 Division, Egyptian Expeditionary Force, ℅ P.O. London. I have not had a letter from you now for a long time, so write soon.
Give my love to all, a kiss for Mary and Ted. Remember me to Flo, Eugene and Lillian and Sam and all, not forgetting yourself.
From your brother,