Title: Letter of 7 March 1916 to Charles Ross Francis
Source: Archives of Manitoba, P304, Charles Ross Francis, Correspondence Personal 1898-1975
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comfortable up there
having a bomb proof
dug-out with a dry
floor to sleep in and
good food to eat.
A couple of days ago
was in ____ when they
were shelling. One shell
went through a black-
smith shop blowing
the legs off the blacksmith
and killing a horse he
was shoeing. Another
shell lit near a dug-
out and injured a
man who was walking
by. Two men quite
near him dropped to
the ground and were
unhurt. Monty who
was out with me
dropped into a mud
hole when the shell

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