Erroll Pilkington Gillespie Letters
Letters from from Erroll Pilkington Gillespie to his family. Learn more.
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off a few belts, it would make things more interesting! The Huns have all got too much sense now thought to raise as much as a finger at one, as they know what they would get. I'd like an excuse to lay a few cold in Cologne! I am awfully glad and very lucky really to have seen this country, should hate to have missed the opportunity. The 3rd and 4th Can Divs never crossed the Frontier, and of course never will now, the good old 1st Div. were right there will the bells!
Jan 7th I have been some time over this letter, but since putting down my pen on 5th I've been running round sight seeing. I spent the whole day yesterday in in Cologne. I had to get up at 5 am to catch a train in. Got back here again about 9pm. I was anxious to look the city over before we left, even though it is a d--d Hunnish town. It is a great city all right, business doesn't seem to be
BC Archives, MS-2685 Box 17 File 3 / OLIVER, William Edgar, 1867 – 1920. Victoria; lawyer. / Erroll P. Gillespie, correspondence outward, 1917 – 1919.