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My dear Peirs,
I send you my heartiest
congratulations on all you have done.
The Queen’s have done splendidly all through.
I was really very glad to hear you had
been wounded and got away safe, as we’ve
been through a lot of bad times since and
you are well out of it. Rowland is com-
manding. I have put you in for Temp.
Lt. Col. vice Tringham and Rowland as
Actg. Lt. Col. vice you. Rowland has command-
ed the Battalion in action, and I shall
keep him there till you come back, which
I hope will be soon. The old Brigade has
beaten all records, and won the whole
name for that Division. We are still at
it! I will do what I can for you. Let
me know how you are and where you