William Loring, at the Front, to Mary Theodosia Loring, Blackheath

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William Loring, at the Front, to Mary Theodosia Loring, Blackheath: has received several of her letters at once; is still in the Reserve trenches but expects to be relieving the Highland Mounted Brigade in fire and support trenches shortly; describes life in the Reserve trenches and his dug-out; rations much better than those he had in the South African war; action by the Highland Mounted Brigade; comments on family news from home; was interrupted by inspection of lines and rifles; good news from the Western Front