Private John Cushnie Collection

Gentleman's Diary & Letters Home - October 1918

Diary & Letters October 1918

Private John Cushnie wrote approximatly 91 letters home from 1916 to 1918, and a diary with 220 entries from 1918. These letters and diary entries, gratiously provided by Anne Hales and describe John's life in the CEF, from the telegram that he sent saying that he would be home for his first weekend of leave after enlisting, to the telegram that announced that he was back from Europe.

Diary October 1918

Tuesday, October 1 to Thursday, October 31
There were no diary entries for this period

Letters October 1918

Date Description
Tuesday, October 01, 1918 We thought Canadians were accustomed to the cold
Friday, October 11, 1918 Life of a convelescent, and an honest view of being in France
Thursday, October 17, 1918 Description of the Arras front
Thursday, October 24, 1918 Seeing the sights in London, including Royalty