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Tag Archives: WW I
A letter home; grandfather to his mother in Merrickville, Ontario. The journal says that they traveled to England in 1916. She and her daughter (Beatrice) must have gone home at some point. Leaving grandfather to remain in England. He must … Continue reading
We stayed for some time at a boarding house in Hampstead and while there met Mr Creswick and his family. An officer in Dad’s (sic) regiment brought them in to tea and I received an invitation to spend the next … Continue reading
One day a wireless was received that a ship was sinking a short distance away. She had been hit by two torpedoes and was sinking rapidly but two destroyers were hurrying to the rescue. We were all ordered to carry … Continue reading
On the morning of the 1st we arrived at the dock feeling very damp and dispirited, during the next few years we were fated to see a great deal more of this kind of weather than we could appreciate. … Continue reading
Found it in the stack of basement pictures- no clear information on this trench that I can find on the Internet- if you know anything please share!