Don King, 04 October 1918, World War I, Comanche County, Kansas Hosted by RootsWeb, 
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World War I, Comanche County, Kansas


The Western Star, October 4, 1918.

From Our Soldiers and Sailors:

Letter from DONNIE KING

August 29, 1918

Dear Father,

I am now dropping you a few lines to let you know that I am still O.K. Feeling very good today. I got up once a bit too soon and it made me sick so I had to go back to bed again. I still have shrapnel in my lung. I don't know if they are going to take it out or not, but think maybe they will. I have enough to carry anyhow, without carrying any extra lead. Ha! Ha! I have a good bed to lie in and plenty to eat. Everything is fixed up Jake here so you don't need to worry about me, for I'll show up in the round-up, for fall. Ha! Ha! Dad, you ought to be a soldier for there are a lot of old maid nurses over here. They would sure take good care of you.

Well, pap, hoping you are well, I will close for this time. With best wishes and hoping to hear from you soon,

from your son,
Pvt. DON KING,
Co. F., 165 Inf. A. E. F.


Also see:

Letter from Donnie King, August 23, 1918, written before being wounded in battle in France..

Letter from Donnie King, November 1, 1918.

Don & Helen (Roehr) KING (Biographies)
Surnames: Booth, King, Reed & Roehr.


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