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D Company

"D Company" feature includes a history of the company, a list of members, company notes, and photographs. Photograph of battalion may be similar to a photograph mentioned in August 1916 letter (File 2, item 4).

Letter - August 11, 1916

Letter from Private Edward Joseph Seidelman, dated August 11, 1916. Sent from Camp Hughes, Manitoba to Rachel Seidelman of Vancouver. Private Seidelman mentions that he is about to go on "harvest leave" for around two months.

Letter - August 15, 1916

Letter from Private Edward Joseph Seidelman, dated August 15, 1916. Sent from Camp Hughes, Manitoba to Rachel Seidelman of Vancouver.

Letter - August 1916

Undated letter from 1916 from Private Edward Joseph Seidelman. Sent from Camp Hughes, Manitoba to Rachel Seidelman of Vancouver.

Letter - August 1916

Undated letter from 1916 from Private Edward Joseph Seidelman. Sent from Camp Hughes, Manitoba to Rachel Seidelman of Vancouver. In the letter, Private Seidelman mentions enclosing a picture that was taken of him with the guys in his tent. He mentions that he also had a company and battalion picture taken (may be similar to photograph in File 18, item 4).

Letter - August 1916

Undated letter from 1916 from Private Edward Joseph Seidelman. Sent from Camp Hughes, Manitoba to Rachel Seidelman of Vancouver. In the letter, Private Seidelman writes that he thinks there are measles in the camp. He also mentions, from reading in a Vancouver newspaper, the son of someone he knows in Vancouver was honoured by Sir Douglas Haig, the British Commander-in-Chief.

Letter - July 1916

Undated letter from 1916 from Private Edward Joseph Seidelman. Sent from Camp Hughes, Manitoba to Private Seidelaman's family members in Vancouver (although it seems that the letter is directed more to his mother) . Letter describes Private Seidelman's train journey from Vancouver to Manitoba, and Manitoba's intense weather. Private Seidelman also mentions upon arriving at Camp Hughes, he and his fellow soldiers were received by the Duke of Connaught.

Letter - July 20, 1916

Letter from Private Edward Joseph Seidelman, dated July 20, 1916, sent from Camp Hughes, Manitoba to his younger sister, Rachel Seidelman of Vancouver. In the letter, Private Seidelman mentions finding out from a Vancouver newspaper that he was awarded the Rhodes Scholarship.

Letter - July 31, 1916

Letter from Private Edward Joseph Seidelman, dated July 31, 1916. Sent from Camp Hughes, Manitoba to Rachel Seidelman of Vancouver. Private Seidelman writes that he was in Brandon, Manitoba the previous week to attend the fair.

Letter - October 17, 1916

Letter from Private Edward Joseph Seidelman, dated October 17, 1916. Sent from Camp Hughes, Manitoba to Rachel Seidelman of Vancouver. In the letter, Private Seidelman informs Rachel that after the plan to leave Camp Hughes on October 20 was cancelled, he says he thinks he will be leaving next week for Nova Scotia, after which he believes he will be headed for England. Also, Private Seidelman tells Rachel that she does not have to write Sewall after Camp Hughes when addressing letters to him, as his location is no longer called Sewall, but just Camp Hughes.

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