October 16, 1916 -- Camp Swampy

Dear Mom,

I am fine. Training tough, but going

well. They say we go to France soon.

Tell Mary Ellen I still have the

scarf she knit for me.

Love to you all.


Notes: Divisional 'wwi/www' stamp canceling the rare solid-color stamp.

Image on the front side is the insignia of the Royal Austrailan Rifles.

From the private collection of Bob Swanson.