Frank Swannell Diaries: Part I
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BC Archives MS-0392 - Box 1, Volume 4-5
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Y.M.C.A. With the British Expeditionary Force dress reply to: 1915 Name No. Section Company Battalion Regt. The British Expeditionary Force, c/o General Post Office, London.
Please give Hilda my very best wishes from "Somewhere in Flanders" If you know of anybody wishing to send X little comforts to our boys I wish you would give them the names of the poor lads of my old section - who have no hope of promotion and a winter campaign ahead. Pte Geo Tuckere No 77185 Pte Kenny Bateman 77100 Pte Harry Findley 77127 Pte J. Bennett - Grenade Section No 1. Coy. 16th Batt. Canadian Scottish 3rd Inf. Bde CE.F France They are splendid chaps - all from the Northern Interior of BC. Eatables - chocolate especially - or home-made candy are most appreciated. For some reason everybody sends cigarettes or tobacco of which there is an overplus. - and many of us dont smoke
BC Archives, MS-0392 Box 1 Volume 4 FRANK SWANNELL PAPERS Diary and Enclosures, 1915.