No. 1 Det. Aerial Observers A.E.F. Dear Folks:- This is not going to be much of a letter for the simple reason that there is nothing to write. Of course there is lots I’d like to say but it is no use for it will be all cut out.
Christmas Day Dec. 25, 1917 Dear Mother:- Received your night letter this morning. Thank you for all your good wishes. I hope you received my message O.K. We had our Christmas dinner at three o’clock this afternoon and it sure was a dandy. I enclose my place card &
Tuesday Nov. 27, 1917 Dear Mother:- Yesterday’s letter was intended to take the place of the one I didn’t have a chance to write Sunday. Jack Bainbridge’s brother, wife and family are mighty fine people and were certainly nice to me. The brother is about forty-one or so and
Sunday Oct 28th Dear Folks:- The box containing the sweater and the candy came this morning. Thank you for sending the sweater. Thank Will for the candy, it sure tastes fine and I appreciate his thinking of me. There hasn’t been anything particularly new here this week. We have
Fort Sill, Sept. 23rd Dear Folks:- Well the suit case arrived yesterday noon and everything was O.K. Thank you for all the trouble you took in packing it, also for the chocolate papers, etc. The cookies also came and were very welcome. We all enjoyed them. Thank you and come
June 3rd  Dear Folks:- Another week gone by. Soon it will be time to split up into the different branches and have to work harder than ever. Before I forget it, I want to broach a subject which may make you very angry, and if it does let me
May 15, 1917 Dear Folks- Reached here this A.M. and went right to work. We are almost settled now, in the new barracks. Please send me some Bath Towels and some face towels – old ones preferably and when you send my laundry – don’t send any pajamas. Address me-