29 Jan 41
Your letter of dec 14 reached me to-day, a few days after your’s of dec 28, 30th.
This afternoon, I had a great visitor, Colonel Ham. Gault D.S.O. Former Commander of the P.P.C.L.I (that’s the Princess Pats) of 1914-18, with him came Sir Harry Brittain the English author who has just finished his famous book Come The Three Corners — Sir Harry brought me his book, his autographed picture also autographed book with a great compliment to a great Fr. Can. soldier now sick; I tell you it’s quite comforting even in these days, of pains & aches, to think that the Army has been so kind to me. There must be something to your old man after all?
I’ll bring this book home and keep it preciously -
I was up thrice to-day for short periods. I am awfully weak yet, and can’t seem to be getting stronger.
They say it’ll come with time. I do hope so.
Will try & bring home some souvenirs if they allow me to go to London later on.
Keep well darling
A big kiss
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