Extract from WW1 letter dated June 1917

From a soldier in David’s platoon on the Western Front to David’s sister, Ethel Linn in USA.

“Dear Miss Linn,

Many thanks for the smokes sent by you. They were appreciated very much … I suppose you wonder who on earth this can be from. In that case, Lcpl O.W. Greary … Was the fellow that enjoyed your cigarettes and please accept the best thanks and wishes …”