Erroll Pilkington Gillespie Letters
Letters from from Erroll Pilkington Gillespie to his family. Learn more.
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old Al out, was awfully sorry to hear he had been so seedy. Shingles must be a rotten complaint to get, and he has got to go easy and not kill himself with work. You remember Reid got shingles and I think it was brought on through overwork. I expect Al is half starving himself too, playing that old game of his, working all morning on an empty stomach, he hardly ever had a decent breakfast to my knowledge. I heard from Oliphant, there had been some great changes in Victoria in Military circles. McGuire has taken Seeley Smith's place as G.S.O. and that they have a new G.O.C. What has happened to Leckie and who is the new man in his place?
BC Archives, MS-2685 Box 17 File 3 / OLIVER, William Edgar, 1867 – 1920. Victoria; lawyer. / Erroll P. Gillespie, correspondence outward, 1917 – 1919.