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Date: December 8th 1918
Robertson, John Hill

Kamberg Germany
Dec 8/18

Dear Sister

I received your welcome letter dated Oct 20th a few days ago I had one from Mother a couple of days before. It was the first news from home that I had received for nearly a month. Ever since we have been on this march I haven't had a letter till the last few day. I was glad to hear that you were all well. I hope Mother doesnt take the flue. It would be hard on her with ashma too. I had a letter from Shindy and he said he had had an attack of it but he was over with it He said the town was full of it.

I haven't heard from Aunt Jim for a long time but I had a letter from Cousin Mary the other day. They were wondering why I didn't write. We have been marching ever since the Armistice was signed and only got a chance to post a letter once in a while. I generally managed to send a card or a short note home and didn't bother about the rest. She said in her letter that Cousin Tommy Smith had died in France just before the war finished. I havent heard from Milly for a long while so I didnt know about it. He was home on leave just before I left Seaford. He must have died shortly after returning to France. They didn't say whether he was killed in action or not. It was too bad after him being in the war so long.

You will be surprised to see we are in Germany Since the Armistice we have marched out of France through Belgium and are now 50 kilos into Germany and still going strong. It sure was a long hike. I hope we get to our destination soon and get through with it. This is only a small village so there is nothing to write about. We have marched two days in Germany and haven't seen a decent sized town yet. I suppose we will strike some later on.

How do you like working at Revelstoke. I suppose they keep you busy if there are as many cases come in as you say. You will know a few people around town so It won't be so bad. How dose Jean Lon did like teaching there.

Well news isn't very plentiful so I will have to dry up. I'll write again and give fill particulars of this journey. Hoping this finds you al in the best of health. I close with love to all.

Your loving brother

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