Erroll Pilkington Gillespie Letters
Letters from from Erroll Pilkington Gillespie to his family. Learn more.
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when one knew how those devils in the submarine would be chuckling over their achievement. I don't think many lives were lost though, which was a great piece of luck, as I was told afterwards that she was carrying coolies & of all people to handle on a sinking ship I should think they would be the toughest! Well Pa I must wind up,
Much love to you & Mother
Your loving son
P.S. Those military books reached me about 10 days ago I forgot to mention it before Many thanks for sending them on.
BC Archives, MS-2685 Box 17 File 3 / OLIVER, William Edgar, 1867 – 1920. Victoria; lawyer. / Erroll P. Gillespie, correspondence outward, 1917 – 1919.