Transcription Page

Alma Russell Letters

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

*All transcriptions are provided by volunteers, and the accuracy of the transcriptions is not guaranteed. Please be sure to verify the information by viewing the image record, or visiting the BC Archives in person. 

BC Archives MS-1901

*Please note that archival source materials are original historical documents that have not been censored, reviewed or otherwise altered by the Royal BC Museum. Some materials may contain content that is racist, sexist or otherwise offensive. The Royal BC Museum is only the custodian of archival materials; the content does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Royal BC Museum.

Current Page Transcription [edit] [history]


Well so much for that. You say I know my own plans best about my discharge. My dear, I have no plans, but to stick it out with to the end. There is a lot of talk about men having done their bit, I mean men still physically fit. I don't consider that any man has done his bit as long as he can manage to keep up his end in any capacity. If I took my discharge now I should consider that I had junked it just as much as some that are, now a bye worn

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.

Current Page Discussion [edit] [history]

Image 19 of 376