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Castres le 26 Déc 1920

Chère Madame Ladd

L'année 1921 qui s'approche à grand pas me donne l'occasion de faire des voeux de bonheur de bonne année et de parfaite santé pour vous et votre aimable famille et aussi me donne l'occasion de vous remercier de tout ce que vous avez fait pour moi et mes cammarades mutilés de la grande guerre.

Quand à moi je vous en saurai une grande reconnaissance qui dureras toujours et que je ne pourrai pas oublier car je porte et porterai toujours les

Transcription Notes:
The year 1921 approaching at a pace spurs me to wish you all the best for the new year and perfect health to you and your family and also spurs me to thank you for everything you have done for me and my war-wounded buddies. As for me, my gratitude to you will last forever and I will never forget for I wear and will always wear

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