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Lorne July 11th, 1943

Battle of New Georgia

Battle of New Georgia

“Dear Wards and Dyes,

Still plugging along here. Had a little fever again and fungus in my ear, but it seems to have cleared up. Received Elaine’s letter a short time ago. Thanks.

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Lorne July 7th, 1943

Susan On Her Birthday

Susan On Her Birthday

“Dearest Susan,

This note is for your birthday on August 3. I can’t send you any card with a verse and your daddy isn’t very good at making up verses so this note will have to do.

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Lorne June 24th, 1943

Lorne's War Operations Book From June 1943

Lorne's War Operations Book From June 1943

“Dear Pop and Mom, Doug, Elaine, and all the kids,

I have not written for a long time, but it’s not because I haven’t thought about you, but that there is absolutely nothing to write about. We are absolutely bored to death.

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Lorne June 12th, 1943

“Dear Cliff,

Thanks for your letter. There is nothing to write about and we’re bored to death. We think of all sorts of odd things for example that pictured below. Wish something would happen.

Sincerely,

Ward”

Lorne May 5th, 1943

Aerial Evacuation, Guadalcanal

Aerial Evacuation, Guadalcanal

“Dear Mom and Pop,

Just a line to let you know that I am O.K. again, and will soon be back on the job in the same place. I had quite an airplane trip when I was flown out but I was too sick to appreciate it, and I have spent a very enjoyable month down here convalescing, but I’ll be going back now as soon as the necessary transportation can be arranged.

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