Dear Willard and Grace;
Just wanted to get these few lines off to you to let you know that I have begun the return trip. Consequently, don’t write any more letters. We will be at this depot anywhere from 8 to 30 days, although we were told that we are scheduled to leave in about a week — which would be the 12th. From here we go to the port for another few days, wait.
We won’t return from that port on anything but a small boat, so there’ll probably be plenty of rocking and rolling.
Right now, we are being “processed” which consists of clothing and equipment check. We discard extras and pick up shortages. There is very little else to do.
Thought I’d keep you informed with these few lines for the time being.
3rd Reinforcement Depot