Frank Swannell Diaries: Part I
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BC Archives MS-0392 - Box 1, Volume 4-5
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WITH THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE
dress reply to:
Section Company Battalion Reg.
THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE, % GENERAL POST OFFICE
To the Regiment, presumably To have my discharge endorsed on [iT?] So I suppose, if not choked in red Tape, my appointment is [sure?]. I may be in England before xmas.. General Tanner not only endorsed the recommendation of my colonel, but in addition wrote a personal letter.
The day before yesterday Capt. Gibson was killed very close to where I was working He was I believe The son of the Lieut. Gov. of Ontario. It [is?] like This all the Time--Pure murder of [iT?]. The more I see of iT The more unreal and absurd this war appears. There is absolutely no glamour about iT at all. I think we are all gone crazy Together. Certainly [illegible] [illegible] a very thin veneer.I am expecting any say very particular
BC Archives, MS-0392 Box 1 Volume 4 FRANK SWANNELL PAPERS Diary and enclosures, 1915.