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Title Munro Letters: 1917 Sept 11: George Brock Chisholm to Melville Munro.
Abstract George Brock "Nemo" "Scout" "Brock" Chisholm writes to Arthur Melville "Pork" Munro. He talks about his camp conditions in France, and asks for Pork's address. He also asks if he's seen any friends of theirs, and that he hopes to hear back from him soon
Date 1917/09/11
Collection Private Arthur Melville Munro Letters WW1 1917-1918
Letter Transcript France
Sept 11th 1917

Dear Pork,
Got your letter last night dated Aug. 5th. Think you meant Sept. n'est-ce pas? Very glad to get it because I'd lost your address again. Am at Bde. School with my platoon now, and hope to go to Paris & Rome for two weeks leave on the 28th of this month. Got a letter from Grace last night, she said she had heard from you

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And Brem & myself the day she wrote me. If you get to France before the 28th Pork, try to look up the 3rd Bde. School. That's where I am, or drop me a card with your address and I can get away any time to find you. I've got a whole bunch of snaps here Pork that you'll enjoy seeing --- expect you have a lot the same though. Remember the "close-up" ones of Marg and Mary? They're nearly worn out now.

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Must hike off to parade now, will finish this later. Later- Have just come off parade; have been lecturing on Lewis Gun to a bunch of officers of our Bde. and my hands are rather oily so please excuse any smudges on the page. My batman, a Scotsman named Bobbie Scouse is away and I don't know where he gets water for a wash. I expect he's out taking "une petite demoiselle" to the movies or something like that. How do you like the picture I'm sending? I look a bit ashamed of myself don't I? We were having trouble to keep Bruno quiet and I just glanced up as the thing snapped.
Well Pork, Best of luck, and write be just before you leave England, will you?

Your sincere friend,
G. B. Chisholm
Now called "Nemo"
Search Terms World War I
Munro
Oakville
Letter
Europe
France
Chisholm
Creator George Brock Chisholm
Object Name Letter
Catalog Number 2017.22.131