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Erroll Pilkington Gillespie Letters

Letters from from Erroll Pilkington Gillespie to his family. Learn more.

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BC Archives MS-2685

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of fact I wasn't very sorry. I don't suppose Uncle Jack would have given me a "fiver" anyway! Well I made a special visit to the 4th Bn Argyles and had a personal interview with both the Colonel & adjudtant, he seemed a very decent old boy (I'm speaking of the Col.) and from what he said would be very glad to take me on his Battn, he also wrote me a letter to that effect too so that if I get fed up with the Canadians I can easily transfer provided the Canucks will let me go. In his letter I quote what he says. This is to Certify that in the event of Lieut E.P. Gillespie of present serving with 1st Canadian Reserve Bn. at Seaford being allowed to transfer

BC Archives, MS-2685 Box 17 File 3 / OLIVER, William Edgar, 1867 – 1920. Victoria; lawyer. / Erroll P. Gillespie, correspondence outward, 1917 – 1919.

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