A letter written to his sister Margaret (“Beah”) on Nov. 15, 1916.
“Nov 15, 1916
115th Bn C.E.F.
Ar. P.O. Lon. Eng.
Put my name on my letters. This address will do till I am sure I am in the 58th Btty.
Got your letter all right. It’s great you like your new place so well. I suppose you will have your little troubles at first. Only you can’t do the same as I did when somebody bothers you. I used to tell them if they wanted to raise — to come out in front of the Company and I would try and accommodate them. Lucky for me they never called my bluff.
Well, I am going on another pass today. Only four days this time. I am going to London first and then Portsmouth. I have all the passes I wanted the last month.
When I come back (Monday) I am going to the 58th Howitzer Btty. I was transferred last week. I will be glad to get out of the infantry. Artillery for me from now on. I don’t know much about it yet. I will write when I get there. They tell me it is fine.
I’m sorry I sent all my pictures home before your letter came. I will have some more soon. In a new suit. With Love Daw.”
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Categories: Bayard William Robertson, Correspondence
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