Sid & Elsie : love across the miles and down the years 6

Another card from Sid to Elsie, dated 1917.

When I smoke my cigarette,
I can hear a soft voice calling-
Very faint and far, and yet,
Nearer than the shrapnel falling
I can hear a kind word spoken
To my very heart’s enthralling,
While my magic rings unbroken,
I can hear a loving voice calling.
Salonica 1917.

To My Darling Wife
From Your ever loving and
devoted husband
Sid xxxxx


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Author: Andy Hutt

Andy's interest in the campaign comes from his grandfather, Arthur, who served in Salonika as a sapper with the Royal Engineers from 1916-1918. Opinions expressed in these posts are personal and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Society.

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