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Alma Russell Letters

Letters of British Columbia men on active service with Canadian and British Expeditionary Forces, 1914-1918. Learn more.

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BC Archives MS-1901

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Y.M.C.A. and Canadian War Contingent Association with the Canadian Forces

Nov. 6th 1917

France

Darling Mum: -

I have got heaps of letters from you that I haven't had time to answer but I will write as often as I can, I like to get your letters though to know how you all are. I have had two letters from Dad lately, I don't know if I will be able to transfer or not. Fred Eels is here with me in the same platoon. Leo is away in a course just now. When you write just put "A" Coy on the address. The weather is pretty sloppy now out here. What do you think about the War now, a lot of them seem to think it will be over by Xmas. I will be glad when

BC Archives, MS-1901 Box 1 File 1 RUSSELL, Alma M., 1873 – 1964. Victoria; librarian. Selected letters and a photograph from Corporal Frederick John Allen, 1917.

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