Letters from the Front

Witness to Events

Letters to and from the soldiers at the front were the only way of passing information back and forth between loved ones at home. Most of these have been lost to time. Some that survived are shown in this section. It is likely that many of the ones transcribed from newspapers have been edited before their initial publication . If you have letters that you would like to share on this page, please contact marc. Clicking on the "Submitted" field will display the most recent entries at the top of the page.

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4/17/1917 Private William Scott Kennedy Private Letter Letter about death of Lance Corporal David Cowie at Vimy Ridge 3/30/2017 Kim MacKenzie
1/24/1916 Ira Henry Huehn Private collection Letter from France to cousin in Canada 11/3/2014 Tom Reitz
6/16/1916 Lt. Ervin Simeon Conrad Private Letter Letter home while resting at Reninghelst with the 31st Battalion 8/5/2014 NiagaraHistory
6/5/1916 Lt. Ervin Simeon Conrad Private Letter Ordered to the front at the Battle of Mount Sorrel with the 31st Battalion 8/5/2014 NiagaraHistory
5/6/1915 Major Herbert Gourlay Wickens, 3rd Battalion C.E.F. Red Deer News Letter from the Front - 2nd Battle of Ypres 3/20/2014 M. I. Pirie
9/17/1916 Pte. Ernest March Wakelyn The Calgary Daily Herald Pte. Ernest Wakelyn, 31st Battalion, writes about the battle of the Somme 10/7/2013 Marika I. Pirie
1/31/1916 Pte. Wilbert Harvey Spaul Toronto Star Pte. Wilbert Harvey Spaul writes about Christmas with the 15th Battalion C.E.F. in Belgium. 7/2/2013 M. I. Pirie
12/29/1915 Col. J. A. Roberts Toronto Star Dr. J. A. Roberts writes from University Base No. 4 General Hospital, Salonika 6/28/2013 Marika I. Pirie
1/21/1916 Pte. Alan James Manderson Toronto Star Christmas Concert for Canadians in France - December 1915 6/23/2013 M. I. Pirie
2/12/1918 Flight Sub-Lieut. Andrew Gordon Beattie Toronto Star Lieut. Beattie Escapes German Prison 6/6/2013 Marika I. Pirie
7/15/1916 Pte. James Halford Dodd Toronto Star Pte. James Halford Hall describes how he was wounded at Sanctuary Wood. 6/3/2013 M. I. Pirie
6/21/1916 Gnr. William Howe Mackie Toronto Star Ottawa Newspaperman fighting with CFA reports on situation in Belgium 6/3/2013 M. I. Pirie
6/24/1917 William McIlwraith Red Deer News William McIlwraith writes from the Front 3/11/2013 M. I. Pirie
6/21/1917 Kenneth Lyle McDougall Red Deer News Kenneth McDougall writes from the Front 3/11/2013 M. I. Pirie
6/25/1917 Mrs. James Hutchison Red Deer News Pte. Louis James Henry Nurcombe 3/7/2013 M. I. Pirie
6/16/1917 Corp. Harold Francis Harcourt Red Deer News Corp. Harold Francis Harcourt writes from France 3/7/2013 M. I. Pirie
6/3/1917 Pte. Gordon Ewart McIlwraith Red Deer News Pte. Gordon McIlwraith writes home from France 3/7/2013 M. I. Pirie
6/5/1917 William McIlwraith Red Deer News William McIlwraith writes from the Front about Vimy Ridge 3/7/2013 M. I. Pirie
6/3/1917 Hon. Major Thomas Augustine Wilson, Chaplain Red Deer News Death of Corp. Albert Edward Usherwood, 2nd C.M.R. at Vimy Ridge 3/7/2013 M. I. Pirie
7/4/1917 Captain J. A. Kirkpatrick Red Deer News Death of Pte. Sydney Songhurst, 102nd Battalion, 09 April 1917, Vimy Ridge 3/6/2013 M. I. Pirie
6/7/1917 Edwin Leonard Meeres Red Deer News Letter from the Front - Edwin Leonard Meeres 3/6/2013 M. I. Pirie
5/15/1917 Lance Corp. William Tait Red Deer News News from the Front - Letter from Lance Corp. William Tait 3/6/2013 M. I. Pirie
5/25/1917 Corp. William R. Walsh Red Deer News Letter from the Front - Corp. W. R. Walsh 3/6/2013 M. I. Pirie
12/26/1917 John Louis Bennett Red Deer News News from the Front from J. L. Bennett, of Red Deer, Alberta 3/5/2013 M. I. Pirie
11/22/1917 Sgt. William W. Ireland Red Deer News A Red Deer man with the 13th Battalion writes about life at the Front 3/4/2013 M. I. Pirie
9/16/1917 Pte. George Maben Red Deer News Pte. George Maben writes to his Mother in Red Deer, Alberta 3/1/2013 M. I. Pirie
12/14/1918 Private John Cushnie Private Collection I'll be home Friday 12/28/2012 Anne Hales
11/25/1918 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Rumours about going home 12/28/2012 Anne Hales
11/17/1918 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Back with the reserves 12/27/2012 Anne Hales
11/12/1918 Private John Cushnie Private Collection "all over but the shouting" 12/27/2012 Anne Hales
11/7/1918 Private William Kerr Private Collection Letter to Mrs. Cushnie. Predicting the end of the war 12/27/2012 Anne Hales
11/2/1918 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Being Marked out of the Hospital 12/27/2012 Anne Hales
10/24/1918 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Seeing the sights in London, including Royalty 12/27/2012 Anne Hales
10/17/1918 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Description of the Arras front 12/27/2012 Anne Hales
7/28/1918 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Letter to his Aunt and Uncle 12/26/2012 Anne Hales
10/11/1918 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Life of a convelescent, and an honest view of being in France 12/25/2012 Anne Hales
10/1/1918 Private John Cushnie Private Collection We thought Canadians were accustomed to the cold 12/25/2012 Anne Hales
9/26/1918 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Moving to a new Hospital on the outskirts of London 12/25/2012 Anne Hales
9/19/1918 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Privileges of a wounded soldier 12/25/2012 Anne Hales
9/15/1918 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Life of leisure 12/25/2012 Anne Hales
9/11/1918 Private John Cushnie Private Collection A short note after the operation 12/25/2012 Anne Hales
9/7/1918 Private John Cushnie Private Collection The comforts of the Hospital 12/25/2012 Anne Hales
9/4/1918 Private Archie Roberts Private Collection Update on John Cushnie's wound 12/25/2012 Anne Hales
9/4/1918 Private John Cushnie Private Collection On being wounded 12/25/2012 Anne Hales
8/25/1918 Private John Cushnie Private Collection A bit of rest, away from the front 12/25/2012 Anne Hales
8/21/1918 Private John Cushnie Private Collection We're OK 12/25/2012 Anne Hales
8/12/1918 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Fritz is on the run 12/25/2012 Anne Hales
7/26/1918 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Don't send sox, send some humbugs instead 12/25/2012 Anne Hales
7/19/1918 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Quick note while on duty 12/25/2012 Anne Hales
7/12/1918 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Waiting from the mail from home 12/25/2012 Anne Hales
7/5/1918 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Letter to an old friend 12/25/2012 Anne Hales
6/30/1918 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Their private river 12/23/2012 Anne Hales
6/19/1918 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Quiet days at the front 12/23/2012 Anne Hales
6/3/1918 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Divisional Concert 12/23/2012 Anne Hales
5/28/1918 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Thanks for the YMCA 12/23/2012 Anne Hales
5/12/1918 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Mother's Day in France 12/23/2012 Anne Hales
5/6/1918 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Finally! A letter from home 12/23/2012 Anne Hales
4/28/1918 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Feeling good after a bath 12/23/2012 Anne Hales
4/17/1918 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Making porridge in the line 12/23/2012 Anne Hales
4/7/1918 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Just to say we are OK 12/23/2012 Anne Hales
3/22/1918 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Second letter from France 12/23/2012 Anne Hales
3/13/1918 Private John Cushnie Private Collection First Letter from France 12/23/2012 Anne Hales
3/9/1918 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Going to France 12/23/2012 Anne Hales
2/23/1918 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Life in camp, February, 1918 12/23/2012 Anne Hales
2/17/1918 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Realignment of the CEF in England 12/23/2012 Anne Hales
2/10/1918 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Suffragette's and food 12/23/2012 Anne Hales
2/3/1918 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Seeing old friends at Bramshott 12/23/2012 Anne Hales
11/15/1915 Major Arnott Grier Mordy Letters from the Front Trenches near Messines, Belgium 4/7/2012 marc
3/13/1917 Lieutenant Joseph Andrew Bright McClure Letters from the Front Description of France and updates on co-workers 4/7/2012 marc
10/31/1917 Ida O’Dwyer, Sister-in-Charge, No. 3 Australian C.C.S. Peterborough Examiner – December 4, 1917 Page 9 How A Peterboro’ Soldier Died 12/11/2011 Ross Toms
7/19/1916 Corp. John Arthur Carswell, P.P.C.L.I. Red Deer News News from the front with the P.P.C.L.I. / Recovering in Hospital. 12/15/2010 M. I. Pirie
6/17/1916 Lance Corp. Colin Ramsay Broughton, 5th Battalion CEF Red Deer News News from the Front - 5th Battalion CEF / Many close calls / Taking prisoners. 12/15/2010 M. I. Pirie
7/5/1916 Pte. John Gordon Stone, 89th Battalion C.E.F. Red Deer News Review of Canadian troops by General Alderson 12/15/2010 M. I. Pirie
6/7/1916 Pte. Charles Frederick Carswell, P.P.C.L.I. Red Deer News News from the front with the P.P.C.L.I. - Corp. John Arthur Carswell wounded. 12/14/2010 M. I. Pirie
5/6/1916 Corp. John Arthur Carswell, P.P.C.L.I. Red Deer News News from the front with the P.P.C.L.I. / Ypres Salient / Maple Copse / Burial of Pte. E. S. Meeres. 12/14/2010 M. I. Pirie
6/7/1916 Sgt. Robert Doran, 20th Battery, C.F.A. Red Deer News News from the Front - 20th Battery C.F.A. / Many close calls / Rations cut. 12/14/2010 M. I. Pirie
4/23/1916 Trooper Roy C. Trimble, 12th Canadian Mounted Rifles Red Deer News News from the Front - 12th C.M.R. / Running a Y.M.C.A. Hut. 12/14/2010 M. I. Pirie
5/5/1916 Lance Corp. Colin Ramsay Broughton, 5th Battalion CEF Red Deer News News from the Front - 5th Battalion CEF / Red Deer ROH / gas attacks / souvenirs. 12/14/2010 M. I. Pirie
5/5/1916 Corp. John Arthur Carswell, P.P.C.L.I. Red Deer News Details of the death of Pte. Edgar S. Meeres, P.P.C.L.I. 12/14/2010 M. I. Pirie
5/31/1916 Pte. John E. Hives, 12th C.M.R. Red Deer News Pte. Jack Hives, 12th C.M.R. - News from the Front 12/13/2010 M. I. Pirie
4/26/1916 Lance Corp. Colin Ramsay Broughton, 5th Battalion CEF Red Deer News News from the Front - 5th Battalion CEF / A close call while sniping / Losing a best pal. 12/13/2010 M. I. Pirie
4/23/1916 Tpr. Louis J. H. Nurcombe, 2nd C.M.R. Red Deer News News from the Front - 2nd C.M.R. 12/13/2010 M. I. Pirie
4/1/1916 Corp. John Arthur Carswell, P.P.C.L.I. Red Deer News News from the front with the P.P.C.L.I. 12/10/2010 M. I. Pirie
4/3/1916 Flight Sub-Lieut. Alexander M. Shook, R.N.A.S. Red Deer News Flying non-stop from Paris to England with the R.N.A.S. 12/10/2010 M. I. Pirie
4/14/1916 Lance Corp. Colin Ramsay Broughton, 5th Battalion CEF Red Deer News News from the Front - 5th Battalion CEF 12/10/2010 M. I. Pirie
4/5/1916 Lance Corporal William Richards, 2nd C.M.R. Red Deer News News from the front - LC William Richards, 2nd C.M.R. 12/7/2010 M. I. Pirie
3/31/1916 Major Harold L. Gaetz, 12th C.M.R. Red Deer News Breaking up of the 12th C.M.R & socks arrive from Red Deer, Alberta. 12/7/2010 M. I. Pirie
3/20/1916 Sgt. Robert Doran, 20th Battery, C.F.A. Red Deer News News from the firing line - Sgt. Robert Doran, 20th Battery, C.F.A. 12/7/2010 M. I. Pirie
12/20/1916 Capt. Richard Todd Wilson Herald, M.C., 72nd Battalion CEF Red Deer News Capt. Herald's experiences as a Medical Officer at the Front. 12/1/2010 M. I. Pirie
12/13/1916 Capt. B. H. Taylor, 49th Battalion C.E.F. Red Deer News Account of the death of Lt. Lawrence S. Carrick, 49th Battalion, on 15 September 1916. 12/1/2010 M. I. Pirie
11/1/1916 Harold John Snell, Canadian Ordnance Corps Red Deer News With the Canadian Ordnance Corps, Ashford, Kent, England. 12/1/2010 M. I. Pirie
12/6/1916 Capt. Patrick J. A. Andrew, 5th Battalion C.E.F. Red Deer News Death of Major Harold Leonard Gaetz, 5th Battalion C.E.F. on 26 Septemer 1916. 12/1/2010 M. I. Pirie
11/8/1916 Trooper Jonathan Porter McKinnon, 12th C.M.R. Red Deer News News from the Front - 12th C.M.R. - Battle of the Somme, Tanks, etc. 12/1/2010 M. I. Pirie
3/21/1916 Pte. William Henry Jackson, 31st Battalion C.E.F. Red Deer News Recovering from Wounds received 16th March 1916 11/30/2010 M. I. Pirie
3/12/1916 Reuben Gee, 12th Canadian Mounted Rifles Red Deer News News from the Front, 12th C.M.R. 11/30/2010 M. I. Pirie
3/7/1916 William Mallory, 5th Battalion Saskatchewan Regiment Red Deer News 5th Battalion C.E.F. - events at Ypres, wounded Festubert, hospital stay, etc. 11/30/2010 M. I. Pirie
2/29/1916 Lance Corp. Colin Ramsay Broughton, 5th Battalion CEF Red Deer News News from the Front during the Winter - 5th Battalion CEF 11/30/2010 M. I. Pirie
2/3/1916 Lance Corp. Colin Ramsay Broughton, 5th Battalion CEF Red Deer News 5th Battalion - News from the Front Lines 11/24/2010 M. I. Pirie
4/26/1916 Lt. William C. Bradburn, 31st Battalion C.E.F. Red Deer News Death of Corp. Desmond St. Clair George, 31st Battalion CEF, near St. Eloi. 11/22/2010 M. I. Pirie
10/28/1916 Ronald Maxwell Gray Private Letter Ron Gray's response to a letter from his brother Les 11/18/2010 Bob Logan
1/26/1916 Corp. John Arthur Carswell, PPCLI Red Deer News Letter from the Front - Christmas 1916 11/13/2010 M. I. Pirie
2/3/1916 Chaplain Rev. W. H. Fanning-Harris Red Deer News News from Bramshott Camp / visit with the 12th C.M.R. 11/13/2010 M. I. Pirie
12/26/1915 Corp. Arthur A. Mann, 79353, 31st Battalion Alberta Regiment Red Deer News 31st Battalion - Christmas at the Front 11/13/2010 M. I. Pirie
12/22/1915 Pte. Charles S. Ouimette, 31st Battalion Alberta Regiment Red Deer News Pte. Ouimette, 31st Battalion, on hospital ship Anglia which sunk after striking a mine. 11/13/2010 M. I. Pirie
12/8/1915 Arthur Carlisle, Chaplain, 18th Battalion W.O.R. Red Deer News Death of Pte. Thomas James Piper, 18th Battalion W.O.R., C.E.F. 11/13/2010 M. I. Pirie
8/20/1915 Pte. James Edgar Carswell Red Deer News Pte. James Edgar Carswell, 50th Battalion C.E.F. - Letter from the Front. 10/29/2010 M. I. Pirie
5/14/1915 Lance Corp. Colin Ramsay Broughton, 5th Battalion CEF Red Deer News News about the Red Deer (Alberta) men at the 2nd battle of Ypres. 10/27/2010 M. I. Pirie
5/7/1915 Lance Corp. Colin Ramsay Broughton, 5th Battalion CEF Red Deer News Lance Corp. Broughton, 5th Battalion CEF, Survives the 2nd Battle of Ypres. 10/27/2010 M. I. Pirie
8/18/1915 Capt. William M. Hart, Medical Officer, 5th Battalion Sask. Regt. Red Deer News Description of the deaths of Major D. R. Sandeman and Lt. Wilfred Fitzpatrick, 5th Battalion, during the 2nd battle of Ypres. 10/26/2010 M. I. Pirie
7/12/1915 Pte. Charles Frederick Carswell, P.P.C.L.I. Red Deer News Letter from St. Martin's Camp, Shorncliffe, Kent, England. 10/26/2010 M. I. Pirie
3/8/1916 Corp. Stallard, 31st Battalion C.E.F. The Lethbridge Daily Herald Account of the 31st Battalion C.E.F. at the Front 6/25/2010 M. I. Pirie
10/6/1915 James H. Murray, D.S.M., Royal Navy Crag & Canyon [Banff, Alberta] News from the Dardanelles. 5/10/2010 M. I. Pirie
11/6/1915 Donald S. Bannerman, 50th Battalion Alberta Regiment Crag & Canyon [Banff, Alberta] Life in the trenches. 5/10/2010 M. I. Pirie
3/1/1915 Gordon Carling, P.P.C.L.I. Crag & Canyon [Banff, Alberta] PPCLI - a report from the front line in Belgium 5/4/2010 M. I. Pirie
3/13/1915 Lieut. Cyril George Child Crag & Canyon [Banff, Alberta] Banff Soldier Writes Home from France / Cycle Corps 5/3/2010 M. I. Pirie
3/6/1915 Pte. William H. Jennings, P.P.C.L.I. Crag & Canyon [Banff, Alberta] A deadly night for the P.P.C.L.I. 5/3/2010 M. I. Pirie
2/14/1915 Gordon Carling, P.P.C.L.I. Crag & Canyon [Banff, Alberta] PPCLI - a report from the front line in Belgium 5/3/2010 M. I. Pirie
6/10/1917 Pte. Horace Ernest Whiffin Crag & Canyon [Banff, Alberta] Watching a Sports Day / Work of a Signaller 4/28/2010 M. I. Pirie
12/30/1916 Jack Ford Crag & Canyon [Banff, Alberta] Letter home - Moving the guns under difficult conditions. 4/27/2010 M. I. Pirie
2/12/1915 Private Leonard Francis Allingham Sarnia Weekly Observer Open letter from France 4/17/2010 Bev Walkling
5/5/1915 Private Ulysses Theodore Mays Sarnia Weekly Observer Sarnia man at 2nd Ypres 4/12/2010 Bev Walkling
4/22/1915 Private Leonard Francis Allingham Sarnia Weekly Observer A Stretcher bearer at 2nd Ypres 4/12/2010 Bev Walkling
1/27/1918 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Snowstorm in Londonderry 4/11/2010 Anne Hales
1/20/1918 Private John Cushnie Private Collection The Tower of London, Chu Chin Chow and Ireland 4/11/2010 Anne Hales
1/7/1918 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Displeasure at conscription exemptions 4/11/2010 Anne Hales
12/26/1917 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Christmas Day in Bramshott 4/11/2010 Anne Hales
12/25/1917 Private William Thomas Kerr Private Collection Christmas Thank You 4/11/2010 Anne Hales
11/17/1917 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Meeting old friends, description of West Dean 4/11/2010 Anne Hales
11/3/1917 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Signaling school, being the camp mess orderly and thoughts on conscription 4/10/2010 Anne Hales
10/27/1917 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Brighton and Seaford 4/10/2010 Anne Hales
9/30/1917 Private John Cushnie Private Collection What to send to a soldier 4/10/2010 Anne Hales
9/15/1917 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Sports day at Bramshott 4/10/2010 Anne Hales
4/1/1915 Private Albert Smith Sarnia Weekly Observer In France 4/10/2010 Bev Walkling
4/6/1915 Sergeant Major Arthur Evan Owens Sarnia Weekly Observer In the trenches at Ypres 4/10/2010 Bev Walkling
4/17/1915 Private Charles Marr Paul Sarnia Weekly Observer In the trenches at Ypres 4/10/2010 Bev Walkling
3/12/1915 Private James S. (Clare) Crawford Sarnia Weekly Observer Behind the lines in France 4/10/2010 Bev Walkling
2/14/1915 Major David Benjamin Bentley Sarnia Weekly Observer Arrival in France 4/10/2010 Bev Walkling
3/28/1915 Captain John Adda MacDonald Sarnia Weekly Observer Describes the process of handling the wounded at No. 2 Stationary Hospital 4/10/2010 Bev Walkling
6/14/1915 Private William McMahan Sarnia Weekly Observer Letter Home 4/10/2010 Bev Walkling
7/11/1916 Captain William Nicholson Personal Collection Circumstances of death of Sergeant Paul Sommerville Clark 4/10/2010 Bev Walkling
8/28/1917 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Signal School 2/7/2010 Anne Hales
3/19/1915 Captain Edward Crosby Goldie Toronto Star Capt. E. C. Goldie visits the 3rd Battalion in the Trenches 1/31/2010 M. I. Pirie
7/26/1917 V.A.D. Norah Sullivan (Mrs. H. Flint) Toronto Star V.A.D. Nurses Urgently Need Reinforcements from Canada 1/24/2010 M. I. Pirie
8/18/1917 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Explosion at Longmoor, 4 from the 153rd killed 1/17/2010 Anne Hales
8/12/1917 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Difference between Longmoor range and Bramshott 1/17/2010 Anne Hales
8/5/1917 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Musketry course at Longmoor range 1/17/2010 Anne Hales
7/30/1917 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Visiting Tennyson’s home 1/17/2010 Anne Hales
7/21/1917 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Gas training at Bramshott 1/17/2010 Anne Hales
7/8/1917 Private John Cushnie Private Collection News from old friends 1/17/2010 Anne Hales
7/4/1917 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Canada Day festivities, new officers 1/17/2010 Anne Hales
7/14/1916 Pte. Sidney M. Crickmore Toronto Star Pte. S. M. Crickmore - Wounded & Shell Shocked 1/11/2010 M. I. Pirie
6/16/1917 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Letter home while waiting in queue for a bath 1/10/2010 Anne Hales
6/3/1917 Private John Cushnie Private Collection New Equipment, YMCA, Getting brother to eat porriage 1/10/2010 Anne Hales
5/30/1917 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Pay Day 1/9/2010 Anne Hales
6/2/1915 Lt. Hugh Atkinson Barwick (mother of) Toronto Star Capture of the 15th Battalion (48th Highlanders) at the 2nd battle of Ypres, April 1915 1/4/2010 M. I. Pirie
5/24/1917 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Sports Day in Bramshott 11/25/2009 Anne Hales
5/20/1917 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Another Sunday in Quarantine 11/25/2009 Anne Hales
5/16/1917 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Awaiting news from home 11/25/2009 Anne Hales
8/4/1916 Pte. James Ackers, 171732, 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles Toronto Star Pte. James Ackers - last letter home 11/21/2009 M. I. Pirie
8/13/1917 Flight Lieut. Frank Warren Curtis, RFC, 9th Squadron Toronto Evening Telegram 2nd Lt. Frank Warren Curtis - last letter to parents 11/21/2009 M. I. Pirie
7/5/1915 Captain John Thomas Duguid Toronto Star Fate of 15th Battalion men who fought in the 2nd battle of Ypres 11/2/2009 M. I. Pirie
5/13/1917 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Meeting friends from home in Bramshott 11/1/2009 Anne Hales
2/17/1917 Sgt. George Cameron, 15th Bn. C.E.F. - P.O.W. at Murren, Switzerland Toronto Star Sgt. Cameron writes about the 48th Highlanders at Murren Camp in Switzerland. 10/29/2009 M. I. Pirie
5/11/1917 Private John Cushnie Private Collection First impressions of England and a description of the trip over 10/25/2009 Anne Hales
5/8/1917 Private John Cushnie Private Collection On arrival at Bramshott Camp, England 10/25/2009 Anne Hales
5/16/1917 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Postcard on leaving for England 10/25/2009 Anne Hales
9/14/1917 Sgt. Ernest Waines, 38th Battalion C.E.F. Toronto Evening Telegram Sgt. Waines - a lone survivor 10/21/2009 M. I. Pirie
8/30/1917 Pte. Donald MacDonald Cleal Toronto Star Pte. Donald M. Cleal remarks upon Canon Frederick G. Scott 10/20/2009 M. I. Pirie
4/28/1917 Private John Cushnie Private Collection On Board the S.S. Olympic 10/11/2009 Anne Hales
4/26/1917 Private John Cushnie Private Collection On the train to Halifax 10/11/2009 Anne Hales
4/24/1917 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Post card en-route to Halifax 10/11/2009 Anne Hales
4/22/1917 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Departure date fixed 10/11/2009 Anne Hales
4/19/1917 Private John Cushnie Private Collection After a route march during training 10/11/2009 Anne Hales
4/16/1917 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Reorganizing the 153rd prior to departure 10/11/2009 Anne Hales
4/7/1917 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Spending a Sunday while waiting to depart 10/11/2009 Anne Hales
3/25/1917 Private John Cushnie Private Collection First warning of overseas transfer 10/11/2009 Anne Hales
3/17/1917 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Men transferred to border guard duty in Sarnia 10/11/2009 Anne Hales
2/18/1917 Private John Cushnie Private Collection The Ontario version of Tipperary 10/11/2009 Anne Hales
1/14/1917 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Letter home on a Sunday afternoon 10/6/2009 Anne Hales
1/6/1917 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Details from camp ... others on leave 9/29/2009 Anne Hales
12/21/1916 Private John Cushnie Private Collection New Year's in training camp 9/28/2009 Anne Hales
11/23/1916 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Route marches, Firing range and other misc. news 9/28/2009 Anne Hales
11/9/1916 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Everyday life in camp 9/28/2009 Anne Hales
10/21/1916 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Settling in at St. Thomas 9/27/2009 Anne Hales
10/16/1916 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Details from camp, CO falls ill 9/27/2009 Anne Hales
9/14/1916 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Escort for the 160th Battalion 9/22/2009 Anne Hales
7/6/1916 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Near the start of training 9/20/2009 Anne Hales
6/11/1916 Private John Cushnie Private Collection Describing the sights near Camp Bordon 9/19/2009 Anne Hales
4/5/1916 Private John Cushnie Private Collection First letter home after enlistment 9/19/2009 Anne Hales
8/24/1916 Private Roger Wilson Personal Letter Training in England 8/28/2009 Danielle Wilson
8/26/1916 Private Roger Wilson Personal Letter Being transferrred to the 31st Battalion 8/28/2009 Danielle Wilson
11/4/1916 Private Roger Wilson Personal Letter Letter home after coming out of the trenches 8/28/2009 Danielle Wilson
11/15/1918 Bombardier Roderick MacDonald Letters from the Front In Belgium after the Armistice 7/30/2009 marc
5/31/1917 Gnr. James Llewlyn Frise, 69th Battery C.F.A. Toronto Star Artist wounded while serving with Canadian Artillery 3/27/2009 M. I. Pirie
6/18/1915 Pte. Fred Lay, 10th Battalion, Alberta Regiment Lethbridge Herald 10th Battalion Lethbridge Men - 2nd battle of Ypres 3/26/2009 M. I. Pirie
10/14/1916 Pte. Harold Compton Toronto Evening Telegram Pte. Harold Compton, 60th Battalion, front line experiences. 2/24/2009 M. I. Pirie
5/18/1917 Pte. Melville Lincoln Young, Stretcher Bearer at Vimy Ridge Toronto Star Vimy Ridge Account - the Barrage, over the Ridge, POWS as stretcher bearers, Canon Scott... 2/2/2009 M. I. Pirie
5/31/1917 Major S. D. Crerar Toronto Star Death of Gnr. Frederick J. Hore at Vimy Ridge 1/20/2009 M. I. Pirie
5/18/1917 Pte. Robert Samuel Geddes Toronto Star A Vimy Ridge Account 1/20/2009 M. I. Pirie
7/19/1917 An officer of the 5th Battalion (Saskatchewan Regt.) regarding Pte. William Beattie The Regina Leader Pte. William Beattie's Gallant Actions at Vimy Ridge 1/20/2009 M. I. Pirie
6/16/1917 Captain Archibald Smellie Brown Toronto Star - June 16th, 1917 Impressions of the battle at Vimy Ridge 1/15/2009 M. I. Pirie
4/7/1915 Sgt. William Frederick Outhwaite, 4th Battalion C.E.F. Toronto Evening Telegram In the Trenches with the 4th Battalion, early April 1915 11/29/2008 M. I. Pirie
5/3/1915 Sgt. Bertram John Parker, 7697, 2nd Battalion C.E.F. Toronto Evening Telegram Experiences at the Front near Ypres - March & April 1915 11/28/2008 M. I. Pirie
5/4/1915 Sgt. John Robert Mould, 27595, 15th Battalion C.E.F. Toronto Evening Telegram Sending Home Souvenirs of the Ypres Cathedral and a Dugout Explosion 11/28/2008 M. I. Pirie
5/3/1915 Lance-Corporal R. C. Hill Toronto Evening Telegram Ill at 1st General London Hospital, Camberwell, S.E. 11/25/2008 M. I. Pirie
5/3/1915 Corp. John Mitchell Calder, 27155, 15th Battalion C.E.F. Toronto Evening Telegram 48th Highlanders at the Front - early April 1915 11/25/2008 M. I. Pirie
4/19/1915 Lt. Lesslie James Watson Burns, 1st Battalion, 1st Brigade C.E.F. Toronto Evening Telegram Arrival in Belgium and Advance of 1st Brigade 11/25/2008 M. I. Pirie
5/3/1915 Pte. John William Cook, 32982 Toronto Evening Telegram Sgt. Cook's Experiences with No. 2 Canadian Field Ambulance, 1915 11/25/2008 M. I. Pirie
2/20/1917 CSM William Henry Wiltshire Original Letter Letter home from the front 11/10/2008 debbiewiltshire
3/12/1917 CSM William Henry Wiltshire Original Letter Letter home from the front 11/8/2008 debbiewiltshire
3/6/1917 CSM William Henry Wiltshire Orginal Letter Letter home from the front 11/8/2008 debbiewiltshire
5/7/1916 Private William Rowat Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, June 1, 1916 Trench warfare ... and baseball 10/12/2008 marc
5/26/1916 Lieut.-Col. William Arthur Gardner Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, June 28, 1916 Various topics including Bombing, History and Farming 10/12/2008 marc
5/1/1916 Lieut.-Col. William Arthur Gardner Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, June 1, 1916 An airship attack at a Casualty Clearing Station near Ypres 10/12/2008 marc
12/6/1915 Private Charles Arnold Wilder New Liskeard Speaker Letter home 8/29/2008 Dion Loach
12/4/1915 Private Alfred Johnson New Liskeard Speaker Letter from Belgium 8/24/2008 Dion Loach
11/26/1915 Private Joseph Matthew Agar New Liskeard Speaker Letter from Belgium 8/20/2008 Dion Loach
12/8/1915 Sergeant Frank Parker New Liskeard Speaker Letter from England 8/20/2008 Dion Loach
1/7/1916 Private William Edward Thomas New Liskeard Speaker Letter from the field (partial) 8/20/2008 Dion Loach
11/29/1915 Captain T. Magladery New Liskeard Speaker Letter from Capt. Tom Magladery 8/20/2008 Dion Loach
12/2/1915 Signaller T. J. Faught New Liskeard Speaker Letter from the field 8/19/2008 Dion Loach
11/30/1915 Sergeant Frank Parker New Liskeard Speaker Letter from Sgt. Parker 8/18/2008 Dion Loach
11/19/1915 Norman Evoy New Liskeard Speaker Letter from the front 8/18/2008 Dion Loach
11/17/1915 Private Angus McLean New Liskeard Speaker Letter from the field 8/17/2008 Dion Loach
3/12/1918 Gunner John Lewis Rose Private Letter Description of Northern France in early 1918 8/16/2008 walkling
11/1/1915 Second Lieutenant Edmund De Wind Letters from the Front From the Front, with the 31st Battalion 8/15/2008 marc
4/6/1916 Lieutenant John Smout Williams Letters from the Front Promoted to O.C. of a Battery 8/15/2008 marc
1/27/1916 Lieutenant Ralph Egerton Norris Jones Letters from the Front Life in the trenches at Kemmel 8/14/2008 marc
1/19/1916 Lieutenant Ralph Egerton Norris Jones Letters from the Front An exploded gun at Kemmel 8/14/2008 marc
12/10/1915 Lieutenant Ralph Egerton Norris Jones Letters from the Front A wiring party at Kemmel 8/14/2008 marc
12/1/1915 Lieutenant Ralph Egerton Norris Jones Letters from the Front Trench School 8/14/2008 marc
11/25/1915 Lieutenant Ralph Egerton Norris Jones Letters from the Front Start of winter weather in the trenches at Kemmel 8/14/2008 marc
11/6/1915 Lieutenant Ralph Egerton Norris Jones Letters from the Front The absurdity of war 8/13/2008 marc
10/29/1915 Lieutenant Ralph Egerton Norris Jones Letters from the Front An Albatross over the trenches at Kemmel 8/13/2008 marc
10/25/1915 Lieutenant Ralph Egerton Norris Jones Letters from the Front "Sing Me to Sleep" 8/13/2008 marc
10/16/1915 Lieutenant Ralph Egerton Norris Jones Letters from the Front Hunting a sniper - Kemmel 8/13/2008 marc
10/9/1915 Lieutenant Ralph Egerton Norris Jones Letters from the Front On being ordered to "Stand To" at Kemmel 8/13/2008 marc
10/6/1915 Lieutenant Ralph Egerton Norris Jones Letters from the Front Life in the trenches near Kemmel 8/12/2008 marc
9/30/1915 Lieutenant Ralph Egerton Norris Jones Letters from the Front Describing the trenches near Kemmel 8/12/2008 marc
9/28/1915 Lieutenant Ralph Egerton Norris Jones Letters from the Front Describing an assembly where the 27th was addressed by General Alderson 8/12/2008 marc
3/2/1916 Lieutenant Ralph Egerton Norris Jones Letters from the Front Describing the trenches in front of Dickebusch, Belgium 8/12/2008 marc
6/17/1919 Maurice Acheson Calgary Daily Herald Facts about Kinmel Park Made Public 8/10/2008 marc
11/10/1915 Private Charles Harold Thicke New Liskeard Speaker News from Pte. Thicke 8/9/2008 Dion Loach
12/3/1915 Private Angus McLean New Liskeard Speaker Letter from the field 8/9/2008 Dion Loach
7/15/1915 Claude Kennedy New Liskeard Speaker Letter to his brother at home 3/24/2008 Dion Loach
1/18/1916 Sergeant Frank Parker New Liskeard Speaker Letter from England 3/2/2008 Dion Loach
1/24/1916 Captain T. Magladery New Liskeard Speaker Letter from England 3/2/2008 Dion Loach
12/31/1915 Sergeant Frank Parker New Liskeard Speaker Letter from England 3/2/2008 Dion Loach
1/22/1916 Captain T. Magladery New Liskeard Speaker Letter from England 3/2/2008 Dion Loach
1/13/1916 Dr. A.J. Fisher New Liskeard Speaker Letter from England 3/1/2008 Dion Loach
1/12/1916 Captain T. Magladery New Liskeard Speaker Letter from England 3/1/2008 Dion Loach
1/28/1916 Private Charles Harold Thicke New Liskeard Speaker Letter from the field 3/1/2008 Dion Loach
1/4/1916 Private Herbert Roy Scott New Liskeard Speaker Letter from England 3/1/2008 Dion Loach
1/28/1916 Private Harry Brooke Jowsey New Liskeard Speaker Letter from the field 3/1/2008 Dion Loach
1/28/1916 Captain T. Magladery New Liskeard Speaker Letter from England 2/29/2008 Dion Loach
1/6/1916 Lance Corporal William Edward Thomas New Liskeard Speaker Thank you for Christmas stockings 2/29/2008 Dion Loach
12/18/1915 Private Harold Johnson New Liskeard Speaker Letter from the field 2/27/2008 Dion Loach
1/21/1916 Captain T. Magladery New Liskeard Speaker Letter from England 2/27/2008 Dion Loach
12/19/1915 Dr. A.J. Fisher New Liskeard Speaker Letter from England 2/27/2008 Dion Loach
12/9/1915 Captain T. Magladery New Liskeard Speaker Letter from England 2/27/2008 Dion Loach
11/29/1915 Private Norman Evoy New Liskeard Speaker Letter from the firing line 2/27/2008 Dion Loach
10/30/1915 Private Alexander B. Cadman New Liskeard Speaker Letter from the firing line 2/27/2008 Dion Loach
10/17/1915 Private Harold Johnson New Liskeard Speaker Letter from Sandling Camp 2/27/2008 Dion Loach
11/12/1915 Private Wilbert Beswetherick New Liskeard Speaker Letter from France 2/27/2008 Dion Loach
11/12/1915 Gunner Allen E. Hager New Liskeard Speaker Letter from England 2/27/2008 Dion Loach
10/14/1915 Private Norman Evoy New Liskeard Speaker Letter from England 2/24/2008 Dion Loach
10/5/1915 Private Alfred Johnson New Liskeard Speaker Letter from the firing line 2/24/2008 Dion Loach
10/22/1915 Private Joseph Matthew Agar New Liskeard Speaker Letter from the firing line 2/24/2008 Dion Loach
10/22/1915 Private William Edward Thomas New Liskeard Speaker Letter from France 2/24/2008 Dion Loach
9/25/1915 Private Herbert Durand New Liskeard Speaker Letter from France 2/24/2008 Dion Loach
10/15/1915 Corporal Arthur E. Duggan (BEF) New Liskeard Speaker Letter from France 2/24/2008 Dion Loach
9/16/1915 Private William Edward Thomas New Liskeard Speaker Letter from the firing line 2/24/2008 Dion Loach
10/8/1915 Private Angus McLean New Liskeard Speaker Letter from the firing line 2/23/2008 Dion Loach
8/27/1915 Lance Corporal William Edward Thomas New Liskeard Speaker Letter from the firing line 2/23/2008 Dion Loach
7/31/1915 Private Joseph Matthew Agar New Liskeard Speaker Letter from the firing line 2/23/2008 Dion Loach
7/28/1915 Private Norman Browning New Liskeard Speaker Letter from Sandling Camp 2/20/2008 Dion Loach
8/1/1915 Captain R.S. Robinson New Liskeard Speaker Letter from the field 2/19/2008 Dion Loach
8/27/1915 Private Angus McLean New Liskeard Speaker Letter from the firing line 2/19/2008 Dion Loach
8/20/1915 Private William Edward Thomas New Liskeard Speaker Letter from France 2/19/2008 Dion Loach
8/20/1915 Private Enos Grant New Liskeard Speaker Letter from the firing line 2/18/2008 Dion Loach
7/12/1915 Private Herbert Durand New Liskeard Speaker Letter from Belgium 2/18/2008 Dion Loach
8/6/1915 Private William Edward Thomas New Liskeard Speaker Letter from England 2/18/2008 Dion Loach
7/18/1915 Private Reuben C Pettifer New Liskeard Speaker Letter from England 2/18/2008 Dion Loach
7/11/1915 Private Charles Harold Thicke New Liskeard Speaker Letter from England 2/18/2008 Dion Loach
6/24/1915 Private William Edward Thomas New Liskeard Speaker The trip overseas (note: incomplete letter) 2/18/2008 Dion Loach
7/16/1915 Private Joseph Matthew Agar New Liskeard Speaker Letter from England 2/18/2008 Dion Loach
7/16/1915 Private Enos Grant New Liskeard Speaker Letter from the firing line 2/18/2008 Dion Loach
6/24/1915 Captain W.J.A. Lalor New Liskeard Speaker Regarding Lieutenant A.N. Morgan 2/18/2008 Dion Loach
7/9/1915 Private Thomas Hannah New Liskeard Speaker The luckiest man in the world 2/17/2008 Dion Loach
7/9/1915 Private Norman Browning New Liskeard Speaker Letter from Sandling Camp 2/17/2008 Dion Loach
7/9/1915 Private William Edward Thomas New Liskeard Speaker Arrival overseas 2/17/2008 Dion Loach
7/9/1915 Private Angus McLean New Liskeard Speaker Arrival overseas 2/17/2008 Dion Loach
7/9/1915 Private Charles Harold Thicke New Liskeard Speaker Leaving Canada - the voyage overseas 2/17/2008 Dion Loach
6/20/1915 Private Herbert Durand New Liskeard Speaker Letter from the firing line 2/17/2008 Dion Loach
6/10/1915 Captain R.S. Robinson New Liskeard Speaker How Lt. Morgan Met His Death 2/17/2008 Dion Loach
5/30/1915 Private Herbert Durand New Liskeard Speaker Letter from the firing line 2/16/2008 Dion Loach
5/31/1915 Captain R.S. Robinson New Liskeard Speaker Letter from the firing line 2/3/2008 Dion Loach
5/8/1915 Private Enos Grant New Liskeard Speaker Letter from the firing line 2/3/2008 Dion Loach
5/21/1915 Captain R.S. Robinson New Liskeard Speaker Extracts of letters from the firing line 2/3/2008 Dion Loach
4/24/1915 Lieutenant A. N. Morgan New Liskeard Speaker Letter from the firing line 2/3/2008 Dion Loach
3/17/1915 Captain R.S. Robinson New Liskeard Speaker Letter from the firing line 2/2/2008 Dion Loach
3/6/1915 Private Enos Grant New Liskeard Speaker Experiences at the front 2/2/2008 Dion Loach
4/10/1915 Private Christopher Plant New Liskeard Speaker Thank you for gifts 2/2/2008 Dion Loach
4/9/1915 Captain R.S. Robinson New Liskeard Speaker Extracts from several letters 2/2/2008 Dion Loach
2/28/1915 Lieutenant A. N. Morgan New Liskeard Speaker Discharged from hospital after suffering from acute influenza 2/2/2008 Dion Loach
11/22/1914 Sergeant Fred T. Barton New Liskeard Speaker A description of his visit to London 1/20/2008 Dion Loach
9/12/1916 Gunner Mills Calgary Daily Herald Gnr. G. F. Dowdell rescues comrade buried arive 1/18/2008 M. I. Pirie
9/12/1916 Gunner Mills Calgary Daily Herald Gnr. G. F. Dowdell rescues comrade buried arive 1/18/2008 M. I. Pirie
10/11/1918 Private Alfred Kinsley Letters from the Front Comments after the Cambrai Offensive 12/30/2007 marc
10/1/1918 Gunner Leslie Harvey Eyres Letters from the Front Describing the Cambrai Offensive 12/30/2007 marc
9/26/1918 James Philip Van de Water Letters from the Front A description of the start of the 100 Days 12/26/2007 marc
4/30/1917 Private Hugh Ronald McDonald Personal Letter - Part of the James Ranald MacDonald Collection A letter home after Vimy Ridge 12/24/2007 F. Fraser & marc
8/29/1918 Captain R. H. Dean Personal Letter Letter to a father on the death of his son 11/26/2007 Jill McDowell
12/1/1914 Private Charles Haskell Family Archive Letter home from Bustard Camp, Salisbury Plain 4/23/2007 Steve Baker
4/20/1917 Sergeant Percy Cyril Dodridge Personal Letter Promoted to Sergeant after Vimy 4/14/2007 marc
4/1/1918 Private Frederick William Stokes Bill Donaldson Collection Letter from father to daughter on arrival in France 3/1/2007 marc
10/1/1916 Lance Corporal Wallace Aubrey Reid Personal Letter Letter from Blighty 2/25/2007 Bette Reid
2/2/1918 Walter H Stephenson Letter from Front Letter from France 1918 2/11/2007 Ken Stephenson
12/25/1915 Signaller Harold Roy Flint Toronto Evening Telegram Christmas 1915 - 3rd Battalion's brief truce 12/13/2006 M. I. Pirie
5/1/1915 QMS Richard W. Hunt, 4th Battalion C.E.F. The Hamilton Daily Times 4th Battalion Counterattack - April 23, 1915 12/9/2006 M. I. Pirie
10/29/1916 Capt. George Alton Cline UTS Roll of Honour 1914 - 1916 Work of Signallers 12/5/2006 M. I. Pirie
1/14/1916 Pte. Clifford Carter The Burlington Gazette 20th Battalion in Trenches in Belgium 12/5/2006 M. I. Pirie.
11/20/1915 Pte. Clifford Carter The Burlington Gazette Death of first Halton Rifleman in 20th Battalion 12/4/2006 M. I. Pirie
4/15/1916 Pte. Clifford Carter The Burlington Gazette 20th Battalion Regimental Gazette 12/4/2006 M. I. Pirie
11/1/1915 Pte. Clifford Carter The Burlington Gazette Somewhere in Belgium 12/4/2006 M. I. Pirie
10/4/1915 Pte. Clifford Carter The Burlington Gazette From the Trenches in Belgium 12/4/2006 M. I. Pirie
4/5/1917 Herbert W. Kearse The Burlington Gazette Receipt of Parcel from Home 12/4/2006 M. I. Pirie
12/31/1916 Ernie Oakes The Burlington Gazette Christmas 1916 at the Front 12/4/2006 M. I. Pirie
12/1/1915 John Lorenzo Wray The Burlington Gazette Burlington Boys at the Front 12/4/2006 M. I. Pirie
11/21/1915 John Lardie The Burlington Gazette Death of Best Friend 12/3/2006 M. I. Pirie
12/3/1915 Dvr. Edward James Billings, 42078 The Burlington Gazette Somewhere in Flanders 12/3/2006 M. I. Pirie
10/23/1914 Pte. Albert Thomas Burgess, 1st Battalion Western Ontario Regiment The Dundas Star 1st Battalion Training at Salisbury Plain 11/26/2006 M. I. Pirie
9/7/1914 Major Albert Edward Kimmins, 1st Battalion Western Ontario Regt. The Dundas Star 1st Battalion Training at Valcartier 11/26/2006 M. I. Pirie
5/24/1915 Pte. Alexander Ferguson, 5th Battalion Saskatchewan Regt. The Dundas Star Battle of Festubert 11/17/2006 M. I. Pirie
9/27/1916 Trooper Thomas Rance Personal Letter In the trenches after a raid 11/12/2006 Carolyn
12/5/1917 Cadet Frederick McClafferty Letters from the Front Odds and Ends from France 10/29/2006 marc
3/2/1917 Cadet Frederick McClafferty Letters from the Front A young man's view of life in the Army 10/29/2006 marc
2/18/1917 Lieutenant Cyril Jones Letters from the Front Life in the trenches 10/29/2006 marc
10/30/1916 Captain Harold Tylor Letters from the Front Resting after the Somme 10/29/2006 marc
5/15/1917 Lieutenant T. Gordon Chisolm Letters from the Front An account of the Battle of Vimy Ridge 10/29/2006 marc
9/15/1916 Lieutenant Andrew Harvie Letters from the Front Describing his arrival in Belgium and France 10/28/2006 marc
11/8/1916 Lieutenant Rae McCarthy Letters from the Front Training in England 10/28/2006 marc
9/30/1916 Captain Harold Tylor Letters from the Front A year in the CEF ... already! 10/28/2006 marc
5/2/1916 Captain Harold Tylor Letters from the Front Life near the front at St. Eloi 10/28/2006 marc
4/15/1917 Lieutenant Andrew Harvie Letters from the Front Heroics at Vimy Ridge 10/28/2006 marc
4/15/1917 Lieutenant Cyril Jones Letters from the Front The Taking of Vimy Ridge 10/28/2006 marc
4/15/1917 Captain Harold Tylor Letters from the Front Battle of Vimy Ridge 10/28/2006 marc
4/12/1916 Private Bernard Anderson Letters from the Front Description of an attack at St. Eloi 10/25/2006 marc
3/25/1916 Private Bernard Anderson Letters from the Front Taking a trench at St. Eloi 10/25/2006 marc
3/5/1916 Private Bernard Anderson Letters from the Front A Turkish Bath 10/25/2006 marc
12/8/1915 Lieutenant Frederick Charles Biggar Letters from the Front Leave in Blighty, then back to the trenches 10/22/2006 marc
11/28/1915 Lieutenant Frederick Charles Biggar Letters from the Front Life in the Trenches 10/22/2006 marc
10/6/1915 Sergeant Thomas Leo Golden Letters from the Front A Trench Raid 10/22/2006 marc
6/6/1915 Private Walter Henry Goodale Letters from the Front Surviving the Batism of Fire 10/22/2006 marc
7/29/1915 Private Walter Henry Goodale Letters from the Front Coincidence ... and shell fire 10/22/2006 marc
5/27/1915 Private Allan Patteson Glasgow Letters from the Front Bayonet charge at Festubert 10/22/2006 marc
7/4/1915 Private Allan Patteson Glasgow Letters from the Front On Becoming a Bomb-Thrower 10/22/2006 marc
7/24/1915 Lieutenant Frederick Charles Biggar Letters from the Front In the reserves after Givenchy 10/22/2006 marc
6/3/1915 Lieutenant Frederick Charles Biggar Letters from the Front Arrival in France and fighting at Festubert 10/22/2006 marc
5/30/1915 Lieutenant Thomas Leo Golden Letters from the Front Description of the battle of Festubert 10/22/2006 marc
11/14/1918 Dick Irvin Calgary Daily Herald Noted Hockey Player Writes from France 9/21/2006 marc
2/9/1916 Sergeant Major Frederick Ferguson Graham Private Letter Letter from England with thanks for Christmas Stocking 9/3/2006 marc
12/20/1918 William Edgar Doherty Private Letter On receipt of Christmas parcels from home 9/2/2006 marc
4/18/1915 Private John Erskine Lockerby Letters from the Front A Description of the Trenches 8/3/2006 marc
3/14/1915 Private John Erskine Lockerby Letters from the Front Before the Storm 8/3/2006 marc
4/1/1917 Lieutenant William John Gray Letters from the Front Life as a POW 7/23/2006 marc
1/2/1915 CSM John Reid Keith Letters from the Front First Canadians at the Front 7/23/2006 marc
3/6/1915 Trooper William John Gray Letters from the Front Reflections on boots, and the people of Flanders 7/23/2006 marc
3/20/1915 Sergeant John Campbell Matheson Letters from the Front Life in the trenches 7/23/2006 marc
5/30/1915 Corporal Randolph Humphries Whittaker Letters from the Front Death of a friend 7/22/2006 marc
12/3/1915 John Ender Palmer Lethbridge Daily Herald How Sergt. Palmer Won (the) D.C.M. 7/22/2006 chris.wight
5/10/1915 Sergeant John Campbell Matheson Letters from the Front Battle of 2nd Ypres 7/21/2006 marc
10/18/1917 H. M. Clelland Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec What a soldier has to say (on Conscription) 7/21/2006 marc
10/11/1917 Private William Gardiner Elder Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec On receiving the Military Medal 7/20/2006 marc
9/1/1918 Captain Norman Lewis Wells Letters from the Front Conditions of a POW in Germany 7/18/2006 marc
10/1/1918 Captain Norman Lewis Wells Letters from the Front Prisoner of War in Switzerland 7/18/2006 marc
1/31/1917 Wm. McDougall Private Letter letter from France to a young friend in Sussex NB Canada 7/16/2006 redda
12/23/1915 Herbert Johnston Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec On being wounded 7/3/2006 marc
12/30/1915 Private Alfred F. Raper Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Parcels for a POW 7/3/2006 marc
3/23/1917 Lieut.-Col. William Arthur Gardner Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Glimpses from the Front 6/24/2006 marc
5/14/1917 Stewart Lyon Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec A Dispatch from the front 6/24/2006 marc
4/26/1917 Wilbert Purcell Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec On being wounded 6/24/2006 marc
10/15/1914 John A. Macleod Paisley Advocate Sailing with the First Contingent PPCLI 6/13/2006 rjc
10/20/1918 Private George Metcalfe Wigglesworth Private Letter Events leading up to his Military Medal 6/4/2006 George Wigglesworth
6/28/1917 Private Stephen Fitzsimonds Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Conditions on a troopship 1/14/2006 marc
4/15/1917 Lieutenant James T. Purcell Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec An account of being sunk by a U-Boat while enroute to Egypt from France 1/14/2006 marc
6/2/1915 Private Duncan Johnston Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Letter from a POW Camp 1/10/2006 marc
9/14/1915 Col. J. M. Elder M.D Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Description of No. 3 Canadian (McGill) Hospital shortly after it was establihed, and before it moved to more permanent facilities. 1/10/2006 marc
12/21/1916 Unknown Soldier Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Description of a friends death at St. Eloi, and contrasting Ypres with the Somme 1/5/2006 marc
12/14/1916 Lieut.-Col. William Arthur Gardner Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Conditions at the front, and putting a cross on a friend's grave 1/5/2006 marc
12/28/1916 Col. J. M. Elder M.D Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Extract with some statistics on No. 3 (McGill) Hospital 1/5/2006 marc
10/2/1916 Private William Rowat Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec A short letter from a soldier to his mother 1/5/2006 marc
5/28/1918 Leslie Sellar Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Description of the trip over the puddle, and his initial training in England 1/4/2006 marc
5/16/1918 Gunner Watson Sellar Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Describes a training leave on the coast. Observations on politics and American soldiers. 1/4/2006 marc
6/2/1918 Private Adrian O'Reilly Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Describing his initial leave after training in England 1/4/2006 marc
2/15/1918 Private William Rowat Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Describes recuperating from wounds 1/2/2006 marc
3/21/1918 Leslie Sellar Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Description of Halifax after the explosion 1/2/2006 marc
1/13/1917 Col. J. M. Elder M.D. Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Description of No. 3 Canadian Hospital 1/2/2006 marc
1/18/1917 Captain J. W. Leyman Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Circumstances of Death of Private Robert Henry 1/2/2006 marc
3/1/1917 Gunner Watson Sellar Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Observations on French Farming 1/2/2006 marc
1/29/1917 Addison Hastie Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Short letter with optimism on winning the war 1/2/2006 marc
4/25/1918 Leslie Sellar Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Travelling from Canada to England 1/2/2006 marc
3/16/1918 Private James Irving McWilliams M.M. Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Describes being wounded and recuperating in historic England 1/2/2006 marc
5/18/1916 Lieut.-Col. William Arthur Gardner Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Conditions in a Casualty Clearing Station after St. Eloi Craters 1/2/2006 marc
4/16/1915 Private Duncan Johnston Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec A letter to his Cousin 12/16/2005 marc
5/20/1915 Private W. Scrimgeour Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Being wounded at 2nd Ypres 12/16/2005 marc
11/29/1916 John (Jack) Imrie Leslie Robb Gray Papers Collection Letter to parents regarding death of Uncle David Gray and situation in Hastings, England 12/7/2005 Bob Logan O.G.S. # 12345
12/30/1917 Captain James Roy Gray London Free Press Letter from France 11/20/2005 Bob Logan
5/20/1916 James Roy Gray London Free Press Letters from the Front 11/20/2005 Bob Logan
10/11/1916 Norman Allan Imrie Private Letter Letters from the Front 11/18/2005 Bob Logan
12/5/1915 Cyril Gray Imrie London Free Press Letters from the Front 11/18/2005 Bob Logan O.G.S. # 12345
12/8/1915 Cyril Gray Imrie Private Letter Letters from the Front 11/18/2005 Bob Logan
1/4/1918 Unknown Canadian Soldier Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Life as a soldier 11/17/2005 marc
1/3/1918 R. Graham Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Halifax Explosion 11/17/2005 marc
1/24/1918 Leslie Sellar Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Learning to be an Airman 11/17/2005 marc
12/29/1917 Col. J. M. Elder M.D. Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Christmas at No. 3 Canadian (McGill) General Hospital 11/17/2005 marc
6/11/1918 James Bannon Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Promoted to Sergeant 11/17/2005 marc
2/7/1918 Leslie Sellar Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Learning to Fly 11/16/2005 marc
8/30/1918 Montgomery Walker Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Description of Egypt and Palestine 11/16/2005 marc
2/21/1918 Montgomery Walker Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Fighting in Palestine with the Australians 11/16/2005 marc
9/20/1918 Watson Sellar Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Value of Straw 11/16/2005 marc
9/11/1918 Watson Sellar Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Flea competitions 11/16/2005 marc
9/14/1918 Watson Sellar Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Letter to Mother 11/16/2005 marc
9/11/1918 Watson Sellar Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Socks and German Dugouts 11/16/2005 marc
9/18/1918 Fred Moore Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Atrocities 11/15/2005 marc
10/31/1918 Captain Howard Rae Clouston Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Red Cross Ambulance 11/15/2005 marc
9/23/1918 Private Elmer Percival Francis Tobin Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Receiving the Military Medal 11/15/2005 marc
10/10/1918 Captain Howard Clouston Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Gas at the Front 11/15/2005 marc
2/18/1918 Major John McKendrick Hughes Private Letter Gardening in the Army 11/14/2005 jrhughes
12/31/1917 Major John McKendrick Hughes Private Letter Some general observations from France 11/13/2005 jrhughes
5/6/1915 Sergeant Harry Leacock Crag and Canyon An ammunition man's view of 2nd Ypres, 1915 (Part 2). 11/4/2005 chris.wight
5/6/1915 Sergeant Harry Leacock Crag and Canyon An ammunition man's view of 2nd Ypres, 1915 (Part 1). 11/4/2005 chris.wight
6/21/1917 John Doyle Pew Waterford Star Short and succinct: An account of being wounded 11/2/2005 Marj Kohli
11/19/1918 John Alexander Fee Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Letter to his sister after the Armistice 10/23/2005 marc
11/19/1918 Crysler Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Letter written shortly after the Armistice 10/23/2005 marc
11/13/1918 Watson Sellar Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Describing London immediatly after the Armistice 10/23/2005 marc
11/16/1918 Watson Sellar Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec A letter home describing France just prior to the Armistice 10/23/2005 marc
11/14/1918 Charlie Clark, MM Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec A soldier reflects on the Armistice in Mons, and his eventual return home 10/23/2005 marc
11/10/1918 Leslie Sellar Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Leslie meets his brother after 4 years. Describes the meeting to his parents. 10/20/2005 marc
11/28/1918 Unnamed Soldier Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec The last hours of the war 10/20/2005 marc
6/3/1915 Sergeant Willard McCallum Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Battle of Langemark 10/18/2005 marc
11/21/1918 Leslie Sellar Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Riding a camel 10/18/2005 marc
6/3/1915 Unnamed Soldier Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec What a POW says 10/13/2005 marc
6/10/1915 Private William Brooke Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec POW Postcard 10/13/2005 marc
5/8/1915 Private William Rowat Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Letter describing battle, early May, 1915 10/13/2005 marc
4/13/1916 Private Jack W. Birnie The Sedgewick Sentinel An Albertan's time at the front. 10/4/2005 chris.wight
7/7/1916 Private Charles Dawson McBride Red Deer Advocate His experience with the 2nd C.M.R. at Mount Sorrel, 1916 9/3/2005 chris.wight
6/1/1915 Private Albert Bates Chatham Daily Planet An Account of the 2nd Battle of Ypres, 22-23 April 1915 8/31/2005 Jerrel R. Hind
11/6/1916 Private William Harold Gilday Calgary Daily Herald Calgary soldier tells of narrow escape during fighting at the Somme, 1916. 8/30/2005 chris.wight
6/29/1916 Ernest Betteridge Chatham Daily Planet Pte. Ernie Betteridge Is Now With Renowned Unit In France 8/30/2005 Jerrel R. Hind
10/16/1916 Harold Edward Wells Chatham Daily Planet Experiences on Troop Ship - Crossing the Atlantic, 1916, with the 4th Canadian Pioneers. 8/30/2005 Jerrel R. Hind
9/30/1915 Unknown Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec A POW writes to his Aunt 8/29/2005 marc
12/13/1918 Sergeant George Maben Red Deer Advocate Talks about being at Mons on 11/11/18 & about his feelings of the war being over. 8/28/2005 chris.wight
2/11/1915 Unknown Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec The Patricias in France 8/27/2005 marc
3/27/1919 Captain Howard Clouston Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Account of the Kinmel Park Riots 8/27/2005 marc
5/24/1918 Lance Corporal G. W. Frost Red Deer Advocate Account of 2nd Ypres and being taken prisoner. 8/27/2005 Chris Wight
1/5/1918 Col. J. M. Elder M.D. Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Statistics on No. 3 General Hospital 8/27/2005 marc
7/19/1917 Lieutenant Alex Rowat Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec The last letter from a young man to his mother. 8/27/2005 marc
7/12/1917 Lieutenant Alex Rowat Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Account of General Byng's farewell to the Canadian Corps 8/27/2005 marc
5/24/1917 Pte. William Elder Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Account of Vimy Ridge 8/27/2005 marc
4/27/1917 Lieutenant George Laughton Private Letter Letter home written shortly after the attack at Vimy Ridge 8/27/2005 Richard Laughton
4/8/1917 Lieutenant George Laughton Private Letter Letter home written on the eve of the attack at Vimy Ridge 8/27/2005 Richard Laughton
6/20/1916 Lieutenant Edward Francis Burgess London Free Press Account of the battle of Mount Sorrel 8/27/2005 Marika Pirie
6/4/1915 Pte. Charles Clarke Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec Talks about the death of 2 friends. 8/27/2005 marc
5/17/1915 Private William Rowat Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec An artillery man's description of 2nd Ypres where the Germans used gas for the first time. 8/27/2005 marc
1/14/1915 Captain Thomas Willis Cogland Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec A letter from Salisbury Plain. 8/27/2005 marc
12/28/1914 Unnamed British Soldier Huntingdon Gleaner, Huntingdon, Quebec, Huntingdon, Quebec A letter home from a Scottish soldier describing the Christmas truce. 8/27/2005 marc
8/23/1914 Private Goldwin McCausland Pirie Dundas Star, Dundas, Ontario Four Letters from Valcartier Camp, 1914 8/27/2005 Marika Pirie

 

 

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