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Title Munro Letters: Jan. 27 1917: Melville Munro to Jessie Munro
Abstract Melville writes to his mother from France. He writes about the surprisingly good weather, and mentions that he has yet to see his friend George Brock Chisholm, but hopes to soon. He also talks about his hopes to travel around Europe when he gets his next pass. He asks about his younger brother Ed and his girlfriend, Nora Mahoney.
Date 1917/01/27
Collection Private Gordon Munro Letters WW1 1915-1918
Letter Transcript France
Jan. 27 1917

Dear Mother,
Here, it is Sunday again. Time seems to go very quickly over here and Sunday is nearly always the same as any other day. To-day is the second time we have had a church parade since I joined the company. This last week we have had some fine weather. It was just like spring and it was hard to believe that it was the middle of winter.
I haven't had a chance to see Brock

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yet but hope to pretty soon. It is rather hard to get to see another person when he isn't in the same division. I am feeling fine as usual and not having such a bad time of it. I don't think that the war will last very much longer and it is the opinion of most of the fellows over here.
I may get a leave to Paris pretty soon and may go to Italy if I can scrape up enough cash. If I go to Italy I will likely stop off a couple of days at Paris, Marseilles, Nice, Naples & Rome. Some

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class! Eh?
There hasn't been any Canadian mail for more than a week but we are, as usual, expecting some all the time. How are Ed and Nora getting along? From all reports he must have a crush on her. Is she as good looking as she used to be?
There isn't much to write about so I will close.

Love to all,
Melville
Search Terms Munro
Letter
World War I
Oakville
Canada
Chisholm
France
Italy
Europe
Mahoney family
Creator Arthur Melville Munro
Object Name Letter
Catalog Number 2017.22.104