Letters from the Front

Private John Cushnie

Post card en-route to Halifax

Private Collection

Tuesday, April 24, 1917

Transcribed by: Anne Hales

Message on a CANADA POST CARD (post marked Toronto April 24, 1917 10.30 pm)

153rd Special  24/4/17

Dear People:-

     At last we are on the way to Halifax.  Am going to drop this card off at London if I can

     Left St. Thomas at 12.15 and had a grand send off – about 5000 people at station.  Expect to be 3 days & 2 nights on the train.

     Had a swell dinner & if rest of meals are as good we will be O.K.  Love to all, John

This is part of the John Cushnie Collection. This is a collection of approximatly 98 letters from 1916 to 1918, and a diary with 220 entries from 1918. These letters and diary entries, were very gratiously provided by Anne Hales.