Letter To Susan Owen (4)

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
Discusses censoring letters and the area of the line his Regiment will shortly occupy. Describes his servant, and his Company Commanders. Describes inspecting soldiers' feet for trench-foot, the Victoria Cross, and his own appearance in waders. He concludes by listing some items he would like his mother to send him. This letter includes a code to tell his mother his location (hence the closing comment 'You need not ask where I am. I have told...