Letters from Ross to his mother, Jessie Smith, during his active service during World War I. Written in Palestine 22-25 June 2018. Ross mentions the possibility of leave time in Australia, his love of flying, and swimming at Jaffa and leisure time. Also describes a challenging air fight, flight mission over Jenin. Includes a handwritten copy of a letter sent to squadron Wing Commander written in the field on 22 June 1918 by the Squadron leader C[?]. A. Burnett Lieutenant Colonel, Commanding the Palestine Brigade RAF commending Captain Ross Smith and Lieutenants Kirk, Paul and Weir for their actions in the field.