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Deborah Florence Glassford Letters and Memorabilia

Letters written to Deborah Florence (Leighton) Glassford of Vancouver by men serving overseas, including some cards, programs and memorabilia. Learn more.

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BC Archives MS-0089

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brother. Whether Nanno gave them the job or not, history does not relate. The 62nd from Vancouver and the 88th have both been here some time but are now absorbed by the 30th much to their chagrin. Raynes, I beg his pardon, Major Raynes is at present an instructor on tactics or economic feeding of transport mules or something of the sort at the Military School. Mrs. Langley, Mrs. Elliot and Jinks Gore are all living in Hythe but I don't see much of them. Tell you the truth I don't do much in the social line these days and I think I've only been inside two private houses+ in this locality since I came here. I have a room at the Hythe Golf Club and I spend most of my spare time on the links. In Folkestone the many Canadians and their womenfolk disport themselves on the Leas and in the Grand and Metropole Hotels but I loathe the place and very rarely go there. If I were running this division I wouldn't allow a female relative within 30 miles of the place but possibly my opinions differ from that of most of the staff. This is a war and a damned big one and I

+Professor Boulet says the same can not be said of public houses!

BC Archives, MS-0089 Box 1 File 4 / GLASSFORD, Deborah Florence (Leighton). Vancouver / Correspondence inward, 1916.

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