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Catalog Number 1996.51.136BF
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Accession number 1996.51
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August 28/1917- Dearest Home-Folks- We are at last in our new home - although by no means comfortable - in spite of the rain, which seems never to stop completely. The poor lads (from 18-80) "over the hill" must be having a nice time of it. Don't think that I would enjoy living in a trench this kind of weather.

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We are still on repos - and it is beginning to show on the rest of the boys as well as on myself. We are about as sociable I believe as a bunch of starved bears. I have had a "grouch" for the past few days. Hope that we get a call soon - or we will not be fit for one. My love - as always goes with this. Ned.

From the service of James E. (Ned) Henschel, Co. B Reserve Mallet--French Army, American Field Service, Quartermaster Corps, General Hdgts., and Motor Transport Co. 831.
Date August 28m 1917
Year Range from 1917
Year Range to 1917
People Henschel, James (Ned) Edward
Subjects World War I
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