Erroll Pilkington Gillespie Letters
Letters from from Erroll Pilkington Gillespie to his family. Learn more.
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you an idea how delighted they were to see "Les Anglaise. "Losh" how I regret that I can't speak the language, what one misses by not being able to as one could gather so many interesting stories from them, they are so keen to get a listener too. A great many of them look as though they had been pretty poorly fed lately & they say the Boche was down to very slim rations. I and my Bty. Comder are in a Billet together, we are in a very cosy old house belonging to quite an old man, he is a great old sport & can't do enough for us, he has thrown open the whole
BC Archives, MS-2685 Box 17 File 3 / OLIVER, William Edgar, 1867 – 1920. Victoria; lawyer. / Erroll P. Gillespie, correspondence outward, 1917 – 1919.