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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 S...

Letter - October 2, 1916

Letter from Private Edward Joseph Seidelman, dated October 2, 1916. Sent from Camp Hughes, Manitoba to Rachel Seidelman of Vancouver. Private Seidelman asks Rachel questions about her university life. He tells Rachel that he engraved his name on m...

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.

West Universities Battalion - 196th

"WUB" Western Universities Battalion 196th [newspaper] published October 21, 1916, No. 1, Vol. 1, from Camp Hughes, Canada. The newspaper contains articles, photographs, cartoons and editorials.

Bernard Victor

Oral interview with Bernard Victor who was born in Gomel, Russia in 1893 and came to Vancouver, on April 15, 1923, from Winnipeg. Bernard was involved with Talmud Torah, B'nai B'rith, and the Jewish Literary Club. He describes living thr...

Ben Grossman

Oral history interview with Ben Grossman who was born in 1885 in Russia. He emigrated to Winnipeg with his family, moving later to Victoria and finding working as a car salesman. He served in the British Army during the First World War, notably in...

Sam Barrett

Oral history interview with Sam Barrett who was born in Winnipeg in 1897, fought during the First World War where he sustained a life-long eye injury.

Letter - August 15, 1916

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

Postcard - October 4, 1916

Postcard from Private Edward Joseph Seidelman, dated October 4, 1916. (Assumed sent from Camp Hughes, Manitoba) to Rachel Seidelman of Vancouver. On the front of the postcard, in the top left-hand corner, Private Seidelman writes that he will be g...

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