Erroll Pilkington Gillespie Letters
Letters from from Erroll Pilkington Gillespie to his family. Learn more.
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go & "Botch" things at Home by having peace before he is thoroughly flattened out, we will undoubtedly attain what we set out to do (i.e. crush Prussian militarism. It would be a nice sort of thing to let him have an armistice while we talked things over, & incidentally while he dug himself in again, & fortified new positions which undoubtedly was his little scheme. We had quite a time keeping up with the advance the last few days, his retreat was so rapid we had a good deal of [illegible] marching to do. It is splendid that we have got control of the whole of the Belgian coast
BC Archives, MS-2685 Box 17 File 3 / OLIVER, William Edgar, 1867 – 1920. Victoria; lawyer. / Erroll P. Gillespie, correspondence outward, 1917 – 1919.