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Date: December 1st 1918
To
Uncle Ed
From
Nettie
Letter

Park House

Parkside Rd.

Reading

Dec.1 1918

Dear Uncle Ed:-

I am glad mother wrote you all about my wedding as I didn’t have time to myself, much as I would liked to have, and now I want to thank you for your lovely gift, I will write mother to keep it till I get back home and then I will buy something with it for my own home to keep always and will think of dear Uncle Ed when I see it. Isn’t it wonderful that the fighting is over. I can hardly realize it yet. [?] us will all be coming home then happy we will be. My contract is up here the 2nd of February and I may sail soon after that as my husband may have to sail direct from France, for Canada with his men. He is a major you know and in command of a battery, but the Canadian troops won’t be leaving France for sometime yet so I may get home first. We are very busy still here in the hospital, for as the trench hospitals evacuate we get them over here. I am on night duty and will be till after Xmas. I have had a photograph taken in my [?] uniform that I was married in and I hoped to have them in time send you one for Xmas, but you will get it early in the new year. I got your [?] letter some time ago and intended answering it right away, but in this work [?] time is not our own. We ought to feel very thankful that we have all been spared and I hope it won’t be long before we get back home again. Give my love to [?] [?] [?] when you see them for although I have never seen them I feel as though I knew them well.

You loving niece

Nettie

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