Erroll Pilkington Gillespie Letters
Letters from from Erroll Pilkington Gillespie to his family. Learn more.
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some letters waiting for me at Seaford. Uncle Tom got one from you when I was up with them. They had just had a very fond letter from R.D.G. which I was awfully glad to see, he wanted to know how the H-- such a rumor that he had died got about! I asked the T.P.s to send you a copy of his letter he gave them a very good idea of the vile treatment he and other British officers had had to put up with. Well what do you think of the war news now Pa, things look a little better don't you think, that was great work the navy did on the Hun submarine bases at Zeebrugge & Ostend. There are still plenty of these beastly subs around as we found out for ourselves, it is a marvel that they don't get any
BC Archives, MS-2685 Box 17 File 3 / OLIVER, William Edgar, 1867 – 1920. Victoria; lawyer. / Erroll P. Gillespie, correspondence outward, 1917 – 1919.