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Lorne May 19th, 1943

Attack on Attu, May 1943

Attack on Attu, May 1943

“Dearest Mother,

Mother’s Day has come and gone, but even though I am late, I want to let you know I’ve been thinking of you. Wish I could send a card, but this will have to do.

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Lorne November 19th, 1942

Charlie and Jenny Ward

Charles and Jenny Ward

“Dear Folks,

How are things? I have not heard from you for quite a while. Of course I have not written for a long time either. Although I did send you a birthday card and letter on a penny postcard. Did you get them? I enclosed a money order in the birthday card. Did you get that? I did not write for so long because I was disgusted with both you and Milly. I wish that for my sake at least that you would get along together.

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Lorne October 26th, 1942

Lorne fought in the battle for Guadacanal

Lorne fought in the battle for Guadalcanal

“Dear Mother and Dad,

Just a line to let you know that I am O.K. You notice on the other side my change in address. It means that I am going to be promoted to Major very soon I guess. You had better get in touch with Milly though because she can tell you a lot of things. Before you send me anything for Xmas talk to her. Greet all my friends back there for me, and especially greet Elaine and Doug after you have talked to Milly.

Goodbye,

Love,

Lorne

P.S. ‘Everything O.K.'”

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