Dear Sir

Just a few lines to let you know that I am well I am sending to you for to see if can get 6 months training for the war I am 18 years old I will soon be 19 but I am in trap long whit my uncle and when the trape came out of the water I am coming if you wants me I heard the war was regiment and I taught to my self that I can get there to buy sending to you when I hear that the Germans are straying some of our country men it make my blood boil I have lot of friend out there trying to do there best for there King and Country so I am going to try to do the same so I would like for you to answer this letter so please send us the news about the war and I will presently shread it to my comrades so good luck.

Yours truly
Darious Bassell                         Please put in
Hooping Harbour                      my name.

13 June 1916

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