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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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try to give him the rest of my news. By the way, those "hankys" I chose, I hope you will find you can use them. I expect the colors were pretty gay. I was in such a rush when I chose them, I was due to leave for Seaford that day but afterwards managed to get an extension, so after all I might have spent more time on my choice Let me know if there is any shopping I can do for you, I might get leave again some day!

Enclosed is a snap of me taken on our transport. Taken while I was on duty "Submarine Watch" Please note the lifebelt also Mr Cross's field glasses and also the keen expression on my face expecting to see a periscope at any moment!

With much love to you and all, your loving son Erroll

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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