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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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Canadian Machine Gun Depôt Seaford, Sussex

It took us quite a long time to get out by bus from London to Hampton Court, about 1 1/2 hours, the buses were all terribly crowded. We were frightfully amused as just as we were nearing Kew the bus stopped & who should Florence see but Aunt Nanny standing at the edge of the pavement waiting to get into our bus. Fortunately the bus was already overcrowded, so she turned back without seeing either of us, it was an awful moment though, waiting to see whether she was going to get in, as it would have been such an awkward meeting. "A scene of the wildest confusion" would have followed! We were greatly relieved when the bus got moving again, as I & F. have not let on that we have been

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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