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Alma Russell Letters

Letters of British Columbia men on active service with Canadian and British Expeditionary Forces, 1914-1918. Learn more.

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BC Archives MS-1901

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He looks well and has lost some of his stammer, perhaps the Shells had some affect on him. He was wounded.

Old Fritz pulled off an air raid just before I left the Cresent Hospital at Croydon, a very slow affair it seemed, but every body seemed to get the "wind up" and the sisters woke me up at an unearthly hour to tell me there was air raid on. They brought two Gothas down that night.

Will write again soon, and may the New Year be a happy one for all of us and I think it will

Much love to both Your loving son Fred

BC Archives, MS-1901 Box 1 File 1 RUSSELL, Alma M., 1873 – 1964. Victoria; librarian. Selected letters and a photograph from Corporal Frederick John Allen, 1917.

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