July 12, 1945
Dearest Dad, Mother, Bro & Sis,
Hello there every body just received a letter from you Dad and sure was pleased to hear from you. Also glad that you are all well at home. Also, glad that you are all enjoying the sports' and also real glad that Nestor's house is right up to date and tell Nestor I'm right with him and not to let me down, ha! Ha!
Well tonight I think I'l go out and go to a moving picture as it is 2 years today that I'm what you may call a soldier, Ha! Ha!
I hope that you are already on your way to Winnipeg Dad and Mother and I do hope you enjoy your wedding anniversary and may you have great success in getting your new had Dad and that it make's the world of difference I feel quite sure it will help you a lot. So you got old Duke keeping the garden, eh? Well, that's a good job for him don't you think so?!! Also, a real good job for George and Dad I must say you are doing real good regarding hand writing it's almost impossible to do any better than you do Dad. Thanks for the little note Blanche and I do hope you are really enjoying yourself so your little Son keeps you pretty busy, eh?
Well that's the way it should be to, Ha! Ha! A big kiss and hugs to all the Bro and Sis, eh! I do hope to be able to see you all next soon.
Your son and bro who loves you dearly and always's thinks of you. Loads of Kisses and above all may God bless you. Cheers for now.