Erroll Pilkington Gillespie Letters
Letters from from Erroll Pilkington Gillespie to his family. Learn more.
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My dear Father.
Comment allez-vous Monsieur?
J'espere que vous allez bien!
I wrote to Mother a few days ago from the line, the next day we were relieved by another Battery & we have been in Billets the last 2 days & I am enjoying absolute comfort once more. By Gad I am glad to get out for a bit. It's great to get a decent wash & change of clothing once again. Had my first bath, such as it was, the other day. The first clean up in a month, also got clean underwear. You can imagine how badly in need I was for a change, as these old Fritzy dugouts that we occupy as we advance, usually abound with
BC Archives, MS-2685 Box 17 File 3 / OLIVER, William Edgar, 1867 – 1920. Victoria; lawyer. / Erroll P. Gillespie, correspondence outward, 1917 – 1919.