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Ellison Family Letters

Letters from Price F., Vernon, Herbert and Albert Ellison of Vernon, B.C., to their mother Mrs. Price Ellison, and their sisters Elizabeth and Ellen. Learn more.

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BC Archives MS-0249

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but we got off the train at the docks and went straight on board the boat. It has been a very calm sea all the way over but I do not like it a little bit. The boat is a freighter fixed up to accomadate a few passengers. We are attached to Col. Holmes reg from Victoria for the trip and that is just about as far as I would like to go with them.

We will probably be in England for some time yet the war will be all over by the time our reg. is ready to move.

Two torpedo boat destroyers are to pick us up sometime tonight and take us through the danger zone there really is not very much danger the ship has about 50 life boats on and the sea is not very rough so even if we were so unlucky as to be torpedoed one would have a good chance

BC Archives, MS-0249 Box 1 File 8 / ELLISON FAMILY. Vernon. / Mrs. Price Ellison, correspondence inward from her son Price Ellison, 1915.

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