April 15, 1917
You will probably have heard by the time this reaches you that I got what I came to France for. It's only a little wound in the foot and not serious, but enough for a good rest before I go back.
I shall write a long letter soon and also one to Dad, when I get settled down.
RECEIVED AT Bayfield Road N. S. April 24/17
Ottawa out 23
C. L. Gass Bayfield N S
A.F.F. 181 Sincerely regret inform you 223247 Corporal Clarence Reginald Gass infantry officially reported admitted fourteen general hospital wimireux April fourteenth nineteen seventeen wounded severely foot. Will send further particulars when received. Officer in charge records.