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Letters From Garnet – Witley Camp, April 17, 1919

 “…thousands of men out of work…” Witley Camp, April 17, 1919 Dear Folks, Well: here we are in Blighty and finished with France and Belgium, I hope. It’s mighty good to be in a land where you don’t have to try swallowing your tongue when you want to say something and one can live...
  • “…men and horses slipping off the road and drowning in mud.”   Mr. W.E. Dobbs,                                                        Somewhere in France, Nov. 24, 1917 9 Horace Ct., Norwood, Man., Canada   Dear Lottie and Walt, It’s quite a time since I’ve had an opportunity to write you...
  • “…the whole place is a sea of mud…”   Miss Millie Dobbs,                                                                Somewhere in France, Oct. 26, 1917 25 Howland Ave., Toronto, Ont., Canada   Dear Sister, I can see a few minutes of spare time ahead of me so will try and reply...
  • “…you can tell when a fellow has something from home by the look on his face…”   Miss Millie Dobbs,                                                                                  France, Sept. 30, 1917 25 Howland Avenue, Toronto, Ont., Canada Dear Sister, I’ve been trying for about a week to get an opportunity to...
  •             “…good old band, good old band…” Somewhere in France, Sept. 14, 1917 Mr. W.E. Dobbs, 9 Horace Court, Norwood, Man., Canada   Dear Lottie and Walt, I’ve been trying for what seems like two months to write you but never see enough spare time...
  • “…expect to leave for France tomorrow night…”   Seaford, Sussex, August 19, 1917 Mr. W. E. Dobbs, 9 Horace Court, Norwood, Man., Canada   Dear Walt and Lottie, I received your most welcome letters this week but have been kept so very busy that I...
  • “…on a still night we can hear the distant boom of guns from the front like a distant roll of thunder.”   Miss Millie Dobbs,                                                                            Seaford Camp, July 1, 1917 25 Howland Ave, Toronto, Ont., Canada   Dear Sister, I’m sitting on a biscuit...
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