Letters From The Bowes Brothers – June 2, 1917 Somewhere in France,

My dear Mother and Evelyn,

Just a few lines in reply to your letter of May 10. I sure wish this affair with Fritz was wound up and we were all on our way home once more. But I guess it will all come in good time and hope I may be saved to return to you and comfort you in your old age. The life out here has made us all appreciate a home and mother and many are the boys who are longing for peace to come.

I have never answered Elliott’s and Ada’s letter but will do so in the near future. But they will understand all right how hard it is to write letters out here when you are not allowed to say anything connected with what you are doing.

Well Mother, I will have to ring off for the present. Love to all

Your loving son,


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