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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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A Chateau

My darling Lola

Thank you very much for your letter which I was awfully glad to get. I am writing to you in the drawing room of a beautiful chateau and the horses are all on the lawns in front the big 4-7 guns are making a great din all round. At times the Germans drop big shells on this house which is very annoying.

We have had a very hot time here lately the 7th division has been holding up a whole Germany Army Corps for about 5 days and has had a rough time. But now other troops and guns are coming up to help, so I hope it will be alright. Yesterday the regiment

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 fiancée, Lola Spengler, 1914 – 1918.

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