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Title Munro Letters: Dec 9, 1917: Melville Munro to Jessie Munro.
Abstract Arthur Melville "Porky" Munro writes to his mother, Jessie Munro. He talks about the current weather conditions and where he is staying. He also mentions his recent inspections, including one from General Currie. It appears that the last page of the letter is missing, given that the letter ends mid-sentence.
Date 1917/12/09
Collection Private Arthur Melville Munro Letters WW1 1917-1918
Letter Transcript France
Dec 9 17

Dear Mother,
Here it is Sunday again. You will all be having dinner just about now and here I am in an old Frenchman's barn, sitting in the straw and writing letters by the light of a candle. It isn't as cold to-day as it

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has been so I can write in comparative comfort. Our bunch is still on rest and we don't expect to move for a week at least. We expect to be in the line again for Christmas.
The weather last week was quite changeable. We had two or three days of real cold

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weather and then it turned warm and started to rain.
We had three or four inspections last week finishing up with one by General Currie. Thank goodness! All the inspections are over for a while. This morning I cast my vote for the Union Government. Most of our section is for the Union

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Government but there are a great many others not in favour of it.
We only have parades here in the morning and have the afternoon for ourselves. There is a picture show about 3 kilos away and sometimes I go down and see it. Two or three days

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every week they have a concert party which is always very good. We don't have such a bad time except for being cold nearly all the time.
I guess that's all I can say this time, so will close.
Love to all,
Melville.
P.S: Haven't heard from Brock yet.

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I forgot to say that I got a box today from the 164th Auxiliary and one from you. The sweater is fine and I just needed one of those sleeping caps.
Melville
Search Terms World War I
Munro
Oakville
Letter
Europe
France
Arthur Currie
Creator Arthur Melville Munro
Object Name Letter
Catalog Number 2017.22.139