The sergeant was awfully perfect he sat as straight as a rush he is I believe about the best rider in the battery & a horse dealer privately.
Brigade commander has become most enthusiastic of my idea of riding 60 polo horses & says every officer must learn at once but he deprecates a joy ride in the country & on the road until the O/C of the 60 (?) gives us a certificate of goodness for he says reasonably enough that it wouldnt do to fall off in Germany from point of view of prestige in a foreign country.
Now dearie I have asked Papa will he send 2 pairs of gloves to me for Xmas. I was ashamed to ask you but must admit here and now that I lost the ones tied by a string almost at once and shortly after the yellowish wash leather. So I want please 1 ordinary to complete my faultless uniform and 1 with warm lining. Both to be brown kid outside.
I hope soon to be home on leave and am most anxious to secure an early release. I have sent in a glowing a/c of my high attainments on AFZ15 Officers” but if I could definitely get