‘Enjoying myself’ in the trenches - December 1914

World War I daily bulletin from the Horsham district

World War I daily bulletin from the Horsham district

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It’s difficult to judge whether some letters were intentionally upbeat so not to distress the folk back home.

“The following letter has been received from a Horsham man serving with the London Rifle Brigade, under date November 14th: Dearest Dad, Just a line to let you know that I am still going on well.

“We have been up in the firing trenches and are now out for a rest...

“I am enjoying myself immensely out here. I have been out twice after rabbits in the woods. I have already got two...

“After we came out of the firing trenches we went into the reserve trenches. They are very cosy little dugouts.”