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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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Sgt. H. O. Allen A. Coy. 9th C.R.T. (1st Canadian Pioneers) B. E. F. France

Sep 25th - 17


I rcd your letter three days ago, but have been too fagged to write before. We have had a rather hard & hot time the last two or three days & today was about the cinch. I have seen a bit of shelling since I have been out here but today or rather this morning was the heaviest I have been in. For a solid six hours he kept at it steady & all big stuff scattered. You never knew where the next one was coming. We had some

BC Archives, MS-1901 Box 1 File 2 / RUSSELL, Alma M., 1873-1964. Victoria; librarian. / Selected letters and a photograph from Sergeant Harry Octavius Allen, 1917.

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