Ford, Walter, Letter, 13 August 1917

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Letter to Frederick J. Gould

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Case Study: 
Julian Gould: “Love, Order, Progress”
Creator: 
Ford, Walter
Source: 
letter
Date: 
13 August 1917
Place: Melton Mowbray
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Contributer: 
McMaster University Libraries
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Copyright, public domain: McMaster University owns the rights to the archival copy of the digital image in TIFF format.

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00000313-2
Language: 
eng
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image
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son went to his Company, and myself to the Signal section, and that was the last time I saw him. We had hoped to have missed that turn, as the Battalion had already been in the line ten days, and we expected them to be relived in a day or so; however, it was not to be.
The Battalion went over the top on the night of the 30th, and no doubt it was in the attack that your son was killed. I myself was out on the Telephone line looking for a break, for we were out of communication with the left Company,