Extract from WW1 letter dated 27th March 1919
From David Henry Taylor in Sheerness to May Muggridge in Beckenham
“My darling
I really have good news today … I trotted off to get my papers, as I thought, from the demobilisation officer, but he said that everything was ready for us to go but he had to apply for vacancies at the dispersal camps … My name with a list of others (there are 12 in all) has been put up in the mess to hold themselves in readiness for early demobilisation … When tomorrow’s orders are published this evening they may say that we are to go tomorrow, but of course they may never come round time for me to let you know …”