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Date: September 1st 1916

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Pte L. Sinclair #460609

A Company 3rd Can. Battln.

Toronto Regiment


Somewhere in France

September 1st 1916.

My Dear Mother:-

I received your letter written August 10th yesterday. We had been marching through a downpour of rain and I wished you could have seen us when we put in for the night. There was a large fire place in the room we were in and we were not long in getting a roaring fire going which burned almost all night. We were quite dry when we moved off again in the morning and

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I just received one from Edith a few days before too and I certainly enjoyed them. A mistake must have been made with those kodaks alright. However, you might as well make use of it, if anyone can manipulate the thing. One as good as the other. I hope Colin enjoyed his holidays and am glad to know everything is getting on so nice in the garden. Talking about Winnipeg being dry I don’t know what this place or Belgium would be like if under the same circumstances. I haven’t tasted a real good drink of water for a long time, any out of the Red I’m sure would come up to anything out here. Well mother I’ve not much say, I am well though and hope they are the same at home. I wish Maggie good luck & whats Flo doing with herself these days. I’m afraid her parcel along with the first Edith send out went astray. Well remember me to all and give them my best regards. Good bye & with heaps of love I am as ever

Your loving son


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