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First World War Soldier - Wilfred Ernest Nelson

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Eden Women's Institute fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1918
Accession Number
2005-04
Storage Location
R7 S4 Sh3 B2 F1 125
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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Eden Women's Institute fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2005-04
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R7 S4 Sh3 B2 F1 125
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1918
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of First World War Soldier WIlfred Ernest Nelson (Regt. Number 3131443), included in the Eden Women's Institute Tweedsmuir History, Vol. 2, page 125. Nelson was born on March 15th, 1894* in Cottam, Ontario. He was drafted into the CEF in January, 1918 and served with the Canadian Infantry 31st Battalion in France and England. He was wounded in the Battle of Amiens in August, 1918, and returned home in April, 1919.
*N.B. The biography of Nelson included on page 125 gives his birth year as 1897, but his Attestation Papers give it as 1894.
See also: Soldiers of the First World War: 1914-1918, Library and Archives Canada: http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/first-world-war-1914-1918-cef/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=558717
See also: CEF Soldier Detail, Canadian Great War Project: http://canadiangreatwarproject.com/searches/soldierDetail.asp?ID=80241
Name Access
Eden Women's Institute
Eden (Ont.)
Subject Access
First World War
URL Notes
Link directs to the source information for this image, from the Tweedsmuir book.
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Websites / Street View

"Flying Adventures"

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Audio-Visual Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
moving images
Date Range
1982
Accession Number
2003-05
Storage Location
W6 B3
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Audio-Visual Collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
AV 21
Accession Number
2003-05
Library Catalogue Number
(Rogers Cable No.: LH 36)
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
W6 B3
GMD
moving images
Date Range
1982
Series
Allview Cable 8 Local History Video fonds
Physical Description
1 videocassette (00:56:03): col., VHS
Scope and Content
"Local History with George Thorman" series Topic is "Flying Adventures", with guests Nipper Scott and Doug Carey.
Name Access
Allview Cable Services Limited
Subject Access
Aviation
Military
First World War
Conservation
Reformatted onto DVD from VHS

"World War One Flying Adventures"

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Audio-Visual Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
moving images
Date Range
1982
Accession Number
2003-05
Storage Location
W6 B3
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Audio-Visual Collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
AV 22
Accession Number
2003-05
Library Catalogue Number
(Rogers Cable No.: LH 27)
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
W6 B3
GMD
moving images
Date Range
1982
Series
Allview Cable 8 Local History Video fonds
Physical Description
1 videocassette (00:56:11): col., VHS
Scope and Content
"Local History with George Thorman" series Topic is "World War One Flying Adventures", with guest Nipper Scott.
Name Access
Allview Cable Services Limited
Scott, Norman "Nipper"
Thorman, George
Subject Access
Aviation
Military
First World War
Conservation
Reformatted onto DVD from VHS
Websites / Street View

"Flying Adventures" and "World War One Flying Adventures"

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Audio-Visual Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
moving images
Date Range
2010 (Originally broadcast in 1982)
Accession Number
2003-05
Storage Location
W6 B7
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Audio-Visual Collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
AV 51a
AV 51b
Accession Number
2003-05
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
W6 B7
GMD
moving images
Date Range
2010 (Originally broadcast in 1982)
Series
Allview Cable 8 Local History Video fonds
Physical Description
2 DVD-videos
Scope and Content
"Local History with George Thorman" series Guests Nipper Scott and Doug Carey discuss "Flying Adventures" (AV 51a) and "World War One Flying Adventures" (AV 51b).
Name Access
Allview Cable Services Limited
Subject Access
Aviation
Military
First World War
Conservation
Reformatted onto DVD from VHS
Websites / Street View

Aylmer Travel Club Correspondence

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Museum Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1919
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Museum Collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
Cannoot 279431 F1 9
Storage Room
Elgin County Museum
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1919
Physical Description
3 p. textual records, envelope
History / Biographical
As part of the war effort, the members of the Aylmer Travel Club knitted socks and collected other items for inclusion in "Comfort Boxes" which were distributed to soldiers at the Front by the Canadian Field Comforts Commission. A cloth label was attached to each pair bearing the name and address of Miss E. Lewis, Secretary Treasurer of the club. The letters in this collection were sent to Miss Lewis to acknowledge these gifts. Letters often included brief vignettes describing time in the trenches and other first hand glimpses into the life of a soldier in the Great War.
Custodial History
In the collection of the Elgin County Museum.
Scope and Content
Letter, dated Mar, 1919, from Sapper E. Cannoot 279431.
Name Access
Aylmer (Ont.)
Subject Access
First World War
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Aylmer Travel Club Correspondence

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives22970
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Museum Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1919
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Museum Collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
Carson E F1 6
Storage Room
Elgin County Museum
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1919
Physical Description
6 p. textual records
History / Biographical
As part of the war effort, the members of the Aylmer Travel Club knitted socks and collected other items for inclusion in "Comfort Boxes" which were distributed to soldiers at the Front by the Canadian Field Comforts Commission. A cloth label was attached to each pair bearing the name and address of Miss E. Lewis, Secretary Treasurer of the club. The letters in this collection were sent to Miss Lewis to acknowledge these gifts. Letters often included brief vignettes describing time in the trenches and other first hand glimpses into the life of a soldier in the Great War.
Custodial History
In the collection of the Elgin County Museum.
Scope and Content
Letter, dated June, 1919, from Ernest Carson.
Name Access
Aylmer (Ont.)
Subject Access
First World War
Images

Aylmer Travel Club Correspondence

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives22971
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Museum Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1917
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Museum Collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
Dalley 123707 F1 7e
Storage Room
Elgin County Museum
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1917
Physical Description
1 p. textual records
History / Biographical
As part of the war effort, the members of the Aylmer Travel Club knitted socks and collected other items for inclusion in "Comfort Boxes" which were distributed to soldiers at the Front by the Canadian Field Comforts Commission. A cloth label was attached to each pair bearing the name and address of Miss E. Lewis, Secretary Treasurer of the club. The letters in this collection were sent to Miss Lewis to acknowledge these gifts. Letters often included brief vignettes describing time in the trenches and other first hand glimpses into the life of a soldier in the Great War.
Custodial History
In the collection of the Elgin County Museum.
Scope and Content
Letter dated Apr, 1917, from Geo. F. Dalley, 123707.
Name Access
Aylmer (Ont.)
Subject Access
First World War
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Aylmer Travel Club Correspondence

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives22972
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Museum Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1917
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Museum Collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
Maheusc F1 7a
Storage Room
Elgin County Museum
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1917
Physical Description
1 p. textual records
History / Biographical
As part of the war effort, the members of the Aylmer Travel Club knitted socks and collected other items for inclusion in "Comfort Boxes" which were distributed to soldiers at the Front by the Canadian Field Comforts Commission. A cloth label was attached to each pair bearing the name and address of Miss E. Lewis, Secretary Treasurer of the club. The letters in this collection were sent to Miss Lewis to acknowledge these gifts. Letters often included brief vignettes describing time in the trenches and other first hand glimpses into the life of a soldier in the Great War.
Custodial History
In the collection of the Elgin County Museum.
Scope and Content
Letter dated March, 1917, from Sergeant F. Maheusc.
Name Access
Aylmer (Ont.)
Subject Access
First World War
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Aylmer Travel Club Correspondence

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives22973
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Museum Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1917
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Museum Collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
Mitchell 123484 F1 1
Storage Room
Elgin County Museum
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1917
Physical Description
2 p. textual records
History / Biographical
As part of the war effort, the members of the Aylmer Travel Club knitted socks and collected other items for inclusion in "Comfort Boxes" which were distributed to soldiers at the Front by the Canadian Field Comforts Commission. A cloth label was attached to each pair bearing the name and address of Miss E. Lewis, Secretary Treasurer of the club. The letters in this collection were sent to Miss Lewis to acknowledge these gifts. Letters often included brief vignettes describing time in the trenches and other first hand glimpses into the life of a soldier in the Great War.
Custodial History
In the collection of the Elgin County Museum.
Scope and Content
Letter dated Jan. 1917, from Pte. Harry V. Mitchell 123484
Name Access
Aylmer (Ont.)
Subject Access
First World War
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Aylmer Travel Club Correspondence

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Museum Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1917
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Museum Collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
Mitchell 123484 F1 2
Storage Room
Elgin County Museum
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1917
Physical Description
3 p. textual records
History / Biographical
As part of the war effort, the members of the Aylmer Travel Club knitted socks and collected other items for inclusion in "Comfort Boxes" which were distributed to soldiers at the Front by the Canadian Field Comforts Commission. A cloth label was attached to each pair bearing the name and address of Miss E. Lewis, Secretary Treasurer of the club. The letters in this collection were sent to Miss Lewis to acknowledge these gifts. Letters often included brief vignettes describing time in the trenches and other first hand glimpses into the life of a soldier in the Great War.
Custodial History
In the collection of the Elgin County Museum.
Scope and Content
Letter dated Jan. 2, 1917, from Pte. Harry V. Mitchell 123484
Name Access
Aylmer (Ont.)
Subject Access
First World War
Images

Aylmer Travel Club Correspondence

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives22975
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Museum Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1916
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Museum Collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
Mitchell 123484 F1 4
Storage Room
Elgin County Museum
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1916
Physical Description
2 p. textual records, envelope
History / Biographical
As part of the war effort, the members of the Aylmer Travel Club knitted socks and collected other items for inclusion in "Comfort Boxes" which were distributed to soldiers at the Front by the Canadian Field Comforts Commission. A cloth label was attached to each pair bearing the name and address of Miss E. Lewis, Secretary Treasurer of the club. The letters in this collection were sent to Miss Lewis to acknowledge these gifts. Letters often included brief vignettes describing time in the trenches and other first hand glimpses into the life of a soldier in the Great War.
Custodial History
In the collection of the Elgin County Museum.
Scope and Content
Letter dated Sept. 12, 1916, from Pte. Harry V. Mitchell 123484
Name Access
Aylmer (Ont.)
Subject Access
First World War
Images

Aylmer Travel Club Correspondence

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives22976
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Museum Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1917
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Museum Collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
Mitchell 123484 F1 7c
Storage Room
Elgin County Museum
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1917
Physical Description
2 p. textual records, envelope
History / Biographical
As part of the war effort, the members of the Aylmer Travel Club knitted socks and collected other items for inclusion in "Comfort Boxes" which were distributed to soldiers at the Front by the Canadian Field Comforts Commission. A cloth label was attached to each pair bearing the name and address of Miss E. Lewis, Secretary Treasurer of the club. The letters in this collection were sent to Miss Lewis to acknowledge these gifts. Letters often included brief vignettes describing time in the trenches and other first hand glimpses into the life of a soldier in the Great War.
Custodial History
In the collection of the Elgin County Museum.
Scope and Content
Letter dated Mar. 28, 1917, from Pte. Harry V. Mitchell 123484
Name Access
Aylmer (Ont.)
Subject Access
First World War
Images

Aylmer Travel Club Correspondence

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives22977
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Museum Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1918
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Museum Collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
Mowatt 757372 F1 5
Storage Room
Elgin County Museum
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1918
Physical Description
1 p. textual records 1 envelope
History / Biographical
As part of the war effort, the members of the Aylmer Travel Club knitted socks and collected other items for inclusion in "Comfort Boxes" which were distributed to soldiers at the Front by the Canadian Field Comforts Commission. A cloth label was attached to each pair bearing the name and address of Miss E. Lewis, Secretary Treasurer of the club. The letters in this collection were sent to Miss Lewis to acknowledge these gifts. Letters often included brief vignettes describing time in the trenches and other first hand glimpses into the life of a soldier in the Great War.
Custodial History
In the collection of the Elgin County Museum.
Scope and Content
Letter dated May, 1918, from Pte. Jas. Mowatt 757372
Name Access
Aylmer (Ont.)
Subject Access
First World War
Images

Aylmer Travel Club Correspondence

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives22978
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Museum Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1916
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Museum Collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
Ramey 190125 F1 8
Storage Room
Elgin County Museum
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1916
Physical Description
4 p. textual records
History / Biographical
As part of the war effort, the members of the Aylmer Travel Club knitted socks and collected other items for inclusion in "Comfort Boxes" which were distributed to soldiers at the Front by the Canadian Field Comforts Commission. A cloth label was attached to each pair bearing the name and address of Miss E. Lewis, Secretary Treasurer of the club. The letters in this collection were sent to Miss Lewis to acknowledge these gifts. Letters often included brief vignettes describing time in the trenches and other first hand glimpses into the life of a soldier in the Great War.
Custodial History
In the collection of the Elgin County Museum.
Scope and Content
Letter dated July 1916, from Pte. C. Ramey 190125
Name Access
Aylmer (Ont.)
Subject Access
First World War
Images

Aylmer Travel Club Correspondence

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives22979
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Museum Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1917
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Museum Collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
Whitenect 444627 F1 7b
Storage Room
Elgin County Museum
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1917
Physical Description
1p. textual records
History / Biographical
As part of the war effort, the members of the Aylmer Travel Club knitted socks and collected other items for inclusion in "Comfort Boxes" which were distributed to soldiers at the Front by the Canadian Field Comforts Commission. A cloth label was attached to each pair bearing the name and address of Miss E. Lewis, Secretary Treasurer of the club. The letters in this collection were sent to Miss Lewis to acknowledge these gifts. Letters often included brief vignettes describing time in the trenches and other first hand glimpses into the life of a soldier in the Great War.
Custodial History
In the collection of the Elgin County Museum.
Scope and Content
Letter dated Mar 1917, from Pte. F. Whitenect 444627
Name Access
Aylmer (Ont.)
Subject Access
First World War
Images

Aylmer Travel Club Correspondence

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives22980
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Museum Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1918
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Museum Collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
Wolfe 2125243 F1 9
Storage Room
Elgin County Museum
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1918
Physical Description
1p. textual records 1 envelope
History / Biographical
As part of the war effort, the members of the Aylmer Travel Club knitted socks and collected other items for inclusion in "Comfort Boxes" which were distributed to soldiers at the Front by the Canadian Field Comforts Commission. A cloth label was attached to each pair bearing the name and address of Miss E. Lewis, Secretary Treasurer of the club. The letters in this collection were sent to Miss Lewis to acknowledge these gifts. Letters often included brief vignettes describing time in the trenches and other first hand glimpses into the life of a soldier in the Great War.
Custodial History
In the collection of the Elgin County Museum.
Scope and Content
Letter dated June 1918, from Pte. A. J. Wolfe 2125243
Name Access
Aylmer (Ont.)
Subject Access
First World War
Images

Aylmer Travel Club Correspondence

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives22981
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Museum Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1918
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Museum Collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
Budd 59111 F1 7d
Storage Room
Elgin County Museum
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1918
Physical Description
1p. textual records
History / Biographical
As part of the war effort, the members of the Aylmer Travel Club knitted socks and collected other items for inclusion in "Comfort Boxes" which were distributed to soldiers at the Front by the Canadian Field Comforts Commission. A cloth label was attached to each pair bearing the name and address of Miss E. Lewis, Secretary Treasurer of the club. The letters in this collection were sent to Miss Lewis to acknowledge these gifts. Letters often included brief vignettes describing time in the trenches and other first hand glimpses into the life of a soldier in the Great War.
Custodial History
In the collection of the Elgin County Museum.
Scope and Content
Letter dated Mar. 1917, from Pte. F. Budd 59111
Name Access
Aylmer (Ont.)
Subject Access
First World War
Images

Aylmer Travel Club Correspondence

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives22983
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Museum Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1919
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Museum Collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
B1 F1 6 Carson
Storage Room
Elgin County Museum
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1919
Physical Description
1 envelope
History / Biographical
As part of the war effort, the members of the Aylmer Travel Club knitted socks and collected other items for inclusion in "Comfort Boxes" which were distributed to soldiers at the Front by the Canadian Field Comforts Commission. A cloth label was attached to each pair bearing the name and address of Miss. E. Lewis, Secretary Treasurer of the club. The letters in this collection were sent to Miss Lewis to acknowledge these gifts. Letters often included brief vignettes describing time in the trenches and other first hand glimpses into the life of a soldier in the Great War.
Custodial History
In the collection of the Elgin County Museum.
Scope and Content
Accompanies letter, dated June, 1919, from Ernest Carson.
Name Access
Aylmer (Ont.)
Subject Access
First World War
Images

Aylmer Travel Club Correspondence

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives22984
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Museum Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1918
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Museum Collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
Linklater 405071 F2 2
Storage Room
Elgin County Museum
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1918
Physical Description
2p. textual records
History / Biographical
As part of the war effort, the members of the Aylmer Travel Club knitted socks and collected other items for inclusion in "Comfort Boxes" which were distributed to soldiers at the Front by the Canadian Field Comforts Commission. A cloth label was attached to each pair bearing the name and address of Miss E. Lewis, Secretary Treasurer of the club. The letters in this collection were sent to Miss Lewis to acknowledge these gifts. Letters often included brief vignettes describing time in the trenches and other first hand glimpses into the life of a soldier in the Great War.
Custodial History
In the collection of the Elgin County Museum.
Scope and Content
Letter dated Feb. 1918, from Pte. Thos. Linklater 405071
Name Access
Aylmer (Ont.)
Subject Access
First World War
Images

Aylmer Travel Club Correspondence

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives22985
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Museum Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1917
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Museum Collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
Mitchell 123484 F2 1
Storage Room
Elgin County Museum
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1917
Physical Description
6p. textual records
History / Biographical
As part of the war effort, the members of the Aylmer Travel Club knitted socks and collected other items for inclusion in "Comfort Boxes" which were distributed to soldiers at the Front by the Canadian Field Comforts Commission. A cloth label was attached to each pair bearing the name and address of Miss E. Lewis, Secretary Treasurer of the club. The letters in this collection were sent to Miss Lewis to acknowledge these gifts. Letters often included brief vignettes describing time in the trenches and other first hand glimpses into the life of a soldier in the Great War.
Custodial History
In the collection of the Elgin County Museum.
Scope and Content
Letter dated Oct. 1917, from Pte. Harry V. Mitchell 123484
Name Access
Aylmer (Ont.)
Subject Access
First World War
Images

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