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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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Strand Palace Hotel, Strand, London, W.C.2 The Strand Hotel Ltd. Telegrams: "Luxury, Rand, London." Code: Western Union

The Strand Hotel Limited. Proprietors of Strand Palace Hotel, Regent Palace Hotel

of the American transports, as they are arriving I believe every day. By the way I was lucky in having a good view of the review of America's new army by H.M. the King. I stood in the crowd right in front of Buckingham Palace, had a very good view of the Tommies marching past and saw the King and Queen splendidly also Duke of Connaught & other big "nuts", it was interesting seeing the King taking the salutes as they branched by. They had several of the finest bands there, the Scots Guards I think headed the procession

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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