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James Cecil Sandercock
1898-1918
4th Canadian Mounted Rifles
Canadian Expeditionary Force

Cecil Sandercock Letter Home
"Well there has been some pretty hard fighting over here in some places..." Cecil Sandercock, France May 28, 1918


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Somewhere in France May 28th 1918

To my dear sister

Just a few lines hope it will find you all well. How is youre boys getting along. I would give enything to see them. It is a long time since i got a letter from you.

Well there has been some pretty hard fighting over here in some places. Earl Mc Master is back to the Batt he left in September so i think he has had a good time. We came over to gether and i am still hear. Well i guess i will close for this time.

good by xxxxxxxxxxxx

Write soon

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Note from Brian: The letter above is from a postcard sent by James Cecil Sandercock to his Sister Myrtle (my great-grandmother)one day beforw his 20th birthday. He was killed in action three months later on August 28th 1918. His friend Earl McMaster was gassed August 25th 1918 and died September 10. Cecil is one of the soldiers found on Veteran's Affairs Canada Virtual War Memorial. He is also found in the First World War Book of Remembrance

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