Letter: To H.N. Howells.
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|Author||Gurney, Ivor (1890-1937)|
|Title||Letter: To H.N. Howells.|
|Notes||Describes arriving in France / assumptions about being put in the front lines immediately, but now in reserve trenches / glad that Howells has a weak heart, and is not in France / thoughts about death, wounding, neurasthenia (mental illness) / possible outcomes of surviving the war / mentions a Welsh colleague ('E. Kemp') who he may not see again, and who he spent time with / looking at the sky, thinking of poetry, and hearing machinegun fire in a communication trench / praises fellow soldiers / describes the look of the villages in France.|
|Item Date||June 1916|
|Creation place||La Gorgue|
|Repository name||The Ivor Gurney Archive|
|Repository address||Gloucestershire Archives|
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