Bayard William Robertson

B W Robertson – Sep. 18, 1917

This is a letter written to his brother Ted at which time the 58th Howitzer Battery was positioned near Carency, just southwest Lens. ┬áThe 58th was one of four batteries from the 14th Brigade, C.F.A. to move into their new position on September 6th (and four members of the 58th […]

B W Robertson – July 4, 1917

A letter written to his mother from . Note: he dated his letter “1916” but this was a typo as he was in the 115th Battalion (infantry) before transferring to the Artillery in November 1916. Note: Beah and Dot are his sisters and Ru and Ted are his brother. Transcription: […]

B W Robertson – Jan. 15, 1917

A letter written to his father on Canadian Field Artillery letterhead on January 15, 1917. The “Dot” referred to at the end of his letter is his younger sister Dorothy. Note: he dated his letter “1916” but this was a mistake as he was in the 115th Battalion (infantry) before […]

B W Robertson – Jan. 2, 1917

A letter written to his older sister Margaret (“Beah”) from Lark Hill Camp on January 2, 1917. Note: he dated his letter “1916” but this was a mistake as he was in the 115th Battalion (infantry) before transferring to the Artillery in November 1916. Transcription: “January 2, 1916 #743179 58th […]

B W Robertson – Nov. 25, 1916

A letter written to “Min” from Godalming on Nov. 25, 1916. Min is likely his younger sister Mary. Transcription: “November 25, 1916 #743179 58th Howitzer Battery, CFA c/o Army Post Office London England Dear Min, Your fudge came this afternoon. It was great. In good condition to. Not a bit […]

B W Robertson – Nov. 24, 1916

A letter written to his sister Margaret (“Beah”) on Nov. 24, 1916. Transcription: “November 24, 1916 #743179 58th Howitzer Battery c/o Army Post Office London, England Dear Beah, A new address, and a new home. I got my transfer all right. I came down to the Artillery Tuesday of this […]