Charles Samuel Tucker (1893 - 1916)
August 26, 2016
I Remain Your Loving Son -
May 4, 2015
my testimony to the work and value of your gallant son
down here we can poke out our tongues to Fritz with impunity
Dear Dad, I'll tell you a bit about what I saw......
Environment and everything is dead against imaginings
I really don't feel a scrap like writing.
the Huns behind barbed wire
we have always been a very lucky battalion – hope it keeps up
if you were to buy a pound of army biscuits I bet that they would last over three years
Monday June 7, 1915 I Charles Tucker
Entered Suez about 2pm and dropped anchor. Took on a load of sandbags with which to barricade the bridge as snipers occasional fired on the ships as they passed along the canal. We also took on board a search light apparatus and mooring boats.