Title: Letter of 31 May 1918 from Charles Ross Francis to Sarah Margaret Francis
Author: Francis, Charles Ross, 1899-1956
Source: Archives of Manitoba, P 303 MG6 D17, Sarah M. Francis
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I've been here that long I hope
I can do the same. Those other
fellows went over the same time
but they are going to the Royal
Air Force, the same as Bill Kraggs
did, One of the Sgt [Sargeant]
Major who owned Bessie & he
he took her with him. I'll
miss her very much as she
was with me most of the
time & is an awfully cute
little doggie. I hope he can
keep her alright in Englnad.
I may be able to see them
all when I go on leave; whenever
that is. It won't be june,
and I'll be fortunate if I
get over at all this summer.
Of course it is scarcely to
be expected these strenuous
times but I would like to
have been in Old Blighty
for a little while during
the summer again.
All the fellows out here go
in for a certain amount of
sports and one of our Units
had its Field-day, yesterday. It
was a glorious day for it and

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