May 5 1917
My Own Dear Kitty,
Here I am laying in hospital, with a nice little amu[?] in the shoulder. It's shell have like just a wee note as I am getting the Chaplin to write it for me. Now don't go worrying about me as I'm getting along fine & hope soon to be in England to see you all again.
I received your parcel just before I went into the line I enjoyed its contents very much especially Ma's wee dumpling.
The Balling was [?……] was altogether to large. I will write you a letter as soon as I get a firm current address as at prevent I am [?] at any time. My dearest could you kindly send me a shilling worth of stamps so that I can write you when I get to England.. I am very comfortable with the doctors and nurses and feel good [?] telling the chaplain who's writing this for me.
Goodbye for the present Heaps of love to wee Margaret an you my dear self
Love your devoted hubby
Written by dictation
Rev Robertson of Presbyterian Church
U.F Church Glasgow