Erroll Pilkington Gillespie Letters
Letters from from Erroll Pilkington Gillespie to his family. Learn more.
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I mean to take something else in tomorrow, nothing like enjoying oneself, while one has a chance! One appreciates a show like that tremendously after a long siege of camp life. I haven't let the Aunts know that I am up in town again, anyway I haven't got the time to run out to "Catville" this time. This morning I took a stroll alongside the Thames & down by Westminster abbey. I passed by Cleopatra's Needle & saw the damage the bombs had done to it, one of the metal sphinx is pierced by shrapnel. This is really the only trace of air raids I have noticed round the town so far.
BC Archives, MS-2685 Box 17 File 3 / OLIVER, William Edgar, 1867 – 1920. Victoria; lawyer. / Erroll P. Gillespie, correspondence outward, 1917 – 1919.