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Cecil Henry Meares Letters

Predominantly letters from Cecil Henry Meares to his fiancée, Lola Spengler. Learn more.

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BC Archives MS-0455

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Northumberland Hussars 7th Division Expeditionary Force Oct 19th 1914

My darling Lola

Many thanks for your sweet letter just received I was very glad to get it, it really seems years since I left you; we have had a very strenuous time, marching all the time and some rather tight places.

Now we are in a certain town and have been out hunting Uhlans this morning we shot one and I had a shot at some at about 50 yds in a thick wood but did not get them, they seem to be very bad shots. The country here is very beautiful rolling wooded country and very pretty villages, the people

BC Archives, MS-0455 Box 1 File 1 MEARES, Cecil Henry, 1877 – 1937. Victoria; traveler, British military officer. Predominantly selected letters and cards from Meares to his fiancee, Lola Spengler, 1914 – 1918.

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