The Munro Letters 1914 - 1917 : Letters Home from the Front - World War I
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Melville writes to his mother from Seaford, as he awaits to return home to Oakville, Ontario. He talks about hoping to return before Christmas, and mentions a friend from home who is accompanying him on the journey back to Canada.
Dec. 1st 1918.

Dear Mother,
Just a few lines to let you know that I am coming home very soon now. I may not be many days behind this letter but don't know for certain yet when I will be home. We leave Seaford to-morrow or the next day and I don't know if we are going straight to Canada or not. At any rate I expect to be home in a month and may be in time to have my Christmas dinner in Oakville. Howard French is here and is going back too so I will not be all alone. He has risen to the dizzy heights of a

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Corporal. We are all taking full equipment back with us including tin hat. The infantry fellows all take rifles, but we do not.
Well, here's hoping I get back to Oakville by Christmas.

Love to all,
Your loving son,
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