Review Editor’s Notes

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Editor Note – Personal Letter to Mrs. Elton Newman – July 13, 1940

Harry mentions “We are leaving sometime to-morrow” and “loading box cars today,” an activity probably in preparation for deploying the Essex Scottish Regiment overseas, probably departing Camp Borden on Sunday, July 14, 1940.


Source: Personal Letter to Mrs. Elton Newman – July 13, 1940
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Editor Note – Personal Letter to Mrs. Elton Newman – July 15, 1940

Harry describes the train trip east from Camp Borden up to Smiths Falls, Ontario.


Source: Source: Art_1940-07-15
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Personal Letter to Mrs. Elton Newman – July 15, 1940

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Editor Note – Personal Letter to Mrs. Elton Newman – July 21, 1940

This letter was screened by military authorities under war-time censorship controls. As a result, a) Harry redacted his location from page one of the letter, and b) delivery of the letter was delayed by military authorities.


Source: Source: Art_1940-07-21
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Personal Letter to Mrs. Elton Newman – July 21, 1940

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Editor Note – Personal Letter to Mrs. Elton Newman – July 16, 1940

Test note…


Source: Source: Art_1940-07-16
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Personal Letter to Mrs. Elton Newman – July 16, 1940

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Editor Note – Postcard to Mrs. Elton Newman – July 16, 1940

This postcard was posted from the railway station at Truro, Nova Scotia.


Source: Source: Art_1940-07-16-b
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Postcard to Mrs. Elton Newman – July 16, 1940

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Editor Note – Personal Letter to Miss La Verne Woods – July 20, 1940

This letter was screened by military authorities under war-time censorship controls. As a result, a) Harry redacted his location from page one of the letter, and b) delivery of the letter was delayed by military authorities.


Source: Source: Art_1940-07-20
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Personal Letter to Miss La Verne Woods – July 20, 1940

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Editor Note – Personal Letter to Mrs. Elton Newman – July 20, 1940

This letter was screened by military authorities under war-time censorship controls. As a result, a) Harry redacted his location from page one of the letter, and b) delivery of the letter was delayed by military authorities.


Source: Source: Art_1940-07-20-b
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Personal Letter to Mrs. Elton Newman – July 20, 1940

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Editor Note – Personal Letter to Mrs. Elton Newman – August 4, 1940

The letter indicates the Essex Scottish Regiment arrived in England (Probably Aldershot) on the afternoon of August 3, 1940.


Source: Source: Art_1940-08-04
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Personal Letter to Mrs. Elton Newman – August 4, 1940

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Editor Note – Personal Letter to Mrs. Elton Newman – August 13, 1940

This letter is the first indication that the Essex Scottish Regiment is barracked at Aldershot, England.


Source: Personal Letter to Mrs. Elton Newman – August 13, 1940
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Editor Note – Personal Letter to Mrs. Elton Newman – August 20, 1940

This letter was written at the conclusion of Harry William Manchester’s first leave in England.


Source: Source: Art_1940-08-20
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Editor Note – Personal Letter to Miss La Verne Woods – August 23, 1940

The envelope of this letter contains the censor’s label with the text: “P.C. 90 OPENED BY EXAMINER 4924


Source: Source: Art_1940-08-23
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Personal Letter to Miss La Verne Woods – August 23, 1940

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Editor Note – Personal Letter to Mrs. Elton Newman – August 23, 1940

This letter was written at the conclusion of Harry William Manchester’s first leave in England.


Source: Source: Art_1940-08-23-b
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Personal Letter to Mrs. Elton Newman – August 23, 1940

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Editor Note – Personal Letter to Miss La Verne Woods – September 24, 1940

The envelope of this letter contains the censor’s label with the text: “P.C. 90 OPENED BY EXAMINER 4973


Source: Source: Art_1940-08-24
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Personal Letter to Miss La Verne Woods – September 24, 1940

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Editor Note – Personal Letter to Mrs. Elton Newman – September 26, 1940

The writing paper is supplied by the Y.M.C.A., and is imprinted at the obverse bottom with “KINDLY WRITE ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER


Source: Source: Art_1940-08-26
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Personal Letter to Mrs. Elton Newman – September 26, 1940

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Editor Note – Personal Letter to Mrs. Elton Newman – October 5, 1940

The content acknowleges “Franc’s” receipt of post cards in a prior mailing from the UK.


Source: Source: Art_1940-10-05
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Personal Letter to Mrs. Elton Newman – October 5, 1940

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