Artifact 1940-07-15 – Letter to Mrs. Elton Newman

“What land there was had hay cut on it & nothing over half an acre in size.”

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Letter to Mrs. Elton Newman – July 15, 1940


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Smiths falls

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Mon. Morn.

Dear Frances:-

You’ll have to excuse my writing cuzz this train really rocks some times. However we’re still going strong toward the east. We have just past Perth Ont. & they say Smiths Falls will soon be coming up & then 100 miles to Montreal.

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Artifact 1940-07-16 – Letter to Mrs. Elton Newman

“There were red cross ladies at that station handing out cigarettes & chocolate bars.”

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Letter to Mrs. Elton Newman – July 16, 1940


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Tues Morn.

Dear Frances:-

Well we’ve just finished breakfast & they are getting ready for a parade for exercise at our next stop which is just 20 more minutes. I have a nail in my shoe. So I wear my barrack shoes & stay & sweep out the coach & guard the equipment

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