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Day: September 26, 2011

Letters From Bill

Letters From Bill – July 14, 1943.

Dear Mum, Dad and Jack: Back in the groove again, had an airmail from you, the ones written on the 1st and 4th of July. It was sure good to get them again…. Glad you know I am in the Second Division and the Essex Scottish Regiment. If you read anything about the Second Division you will know that includes me. I would like to send you one of our pins and flash but they are darn hard to get maybe if you enquire they may have some in town but I doubt it. It is a real big badge with a shield and Semper Paratus (Always Ready) on it. Yes there are a lot of boys in Canada who won’t sign active but now they had better stay there. The boys over here will put them out of action before they start to fight, they hate that and I don’t blame them. There must be very few boys left in Pictou Co. now.… ...

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