Julian Gould: “Love, Order, Progress”
Place: Melton Mowbray
13 August 1917
McMaster University Libraries
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the time being about 3:30 a.m. on May 31st when I got hit, a piece of shell embedded itself in my head and so I went to the dressing station.
I concluded you son was killed, after reading a paragraph in the Paris Daily Mail in which reference was made to a Socialist being killed at the front, son of F.J. Gould, writer in Justice. I saw this while I was in Hospital at Camiers. I was brought to Leicester on June 27th.
I did not know L/cpl Smith at all, myself being in C Company.
Oh yes! Your son did lend me the poem you speak of