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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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but in Moles he wrote that he had had a pretty tough time getting out. One of his stretcher bearers was knocked out & he had to crawl the last 4 or 5 hundred yards. He also had a touch of shell shock. I know the front he was on & it is a hot one alright. However he writes quite cheerfully & is in a very good hospital. There is a young chap here who is the organist of rank @ church in England. He plays most beautiful on the panio. It is quite a treat, unfortunately he is leaving today. I got your letter dated Oct 23rd, & glad that every thing is still lovely. The weather still keeps fine here

BC Archives, MS-1901 Box 1 File 2 / RUSSELL, Alma M., 1873-1964. Victoria; librarian. / Selected letters and a photograph from Sergeant Harry Octavius Allen, 1917.

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