‘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

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.”