France: “I am sure by this time Jimmy will be away with the Band”
[YMCA letter paper]
[On Active Service with the British Expeditionary Force]
12 July 1917
My Dear Mother
Just a few lines now that I have time […] all at home still enjoying your usual good health as this leaves myself in the same at present. I am sure by this time Jimmy will be away with the Band. I see by the paper they are for Mountnorris. I only wish I had been at home for this day. But […] here is to think of the happy […] gone there is a lot of changes since the las time we all were together. A lot […]were there that day shall never meet with again. All is left […] out here to tell us where they are […] could speak to us […] I know […several sentences…]
I had a letter from Jennie […] and she is still[?] in good health.
Well Dear Mother I think […] for this time as I […] and Annie. No more at present hoiping this will find you in good health.
Your loving son
Location evidence: Major Brew