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Accession number: 2018.41.01
Category: Writing Media
Date: August 1917
Materials: Paper
Measurements: 16.5 cm L x 13 cm WLetter on its own with left fold
Culture: Canadian
Subject: Friendship, First World War, Vimy
Narrative: This letter was donated by the donor who found the letter amongst his mother's things, who was the daughter of Mrs. Grencon. John Staples wrote the letter about Roy Grencon, who died at Vimy Ridge.
Description: A First World War era letter to the Mother of a known fallen soldier from a fellow soldier about this death; Typed on a blank unbleached paper with a left hand fold; With unaddressed envelope