Quote No. H.Q. 405-C-24, 150 (Records -2) Department of National Defence Army Nov. 6, 1944 Mrs. Ida Cameron Hopewell, Pictou Co. Nova Scotia F56192 Pte. CAMERON, Willard Gordon Dear Madam: I am directed to inform you that according to advice received from Overseas the above-mentioned...
Dear Pte. Bill, Well, we got a delightful surprise when we received your letter yesterday telling us of Hugh’s visit. It was a real surprise, after receiving one Tuesday. Aunt Florence said that if Hugh could find out about you and had been off he...
Dear Mum, Dad, Sis and Jack the Commando, Back at it again folks and this time I have some news which is a big change, eh. First of all I want to tell you what a big surprise I had yesterday…. There was a show...
Dear Mom, Dad, Sis and Jack the Commando, Guess I am a pretty poor son for not writing more often, but I just didn’t live up to my good intentions. Sorry folks…I am not worrying about them sending me back to the fight, Mother. If...
Dear Mum, Dad, Sis and Jack the Commando, Today was really swell with four grand letters…Sure I wrote and asked Alison for my effects Mum, you don’t think I am that slow do you? Alison is engaged Mum but not to this kid but some...
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