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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.

Postcard - August 1916

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

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 many desks in U.B.C. and that she can find his name in other places as well. In the letter, Private Seidelman also indicates his camp mailing address as the following: D Company, 196th. Western Universities Batt. Camp Hughes, Man. In another part of the letter, Private Seidelman mentions that he actually went to Brandon, Manitoba and not Winnipeg for the Jewish holidays, and while in Brandon he stayed with a Jewish family by the name of Kisner. Additionally, Private Seidelman writes that he will be going to Brandon again this coming Thursday till Saturday.

Telegram - October 23, 1916

Telegram from Private Edward Joseph Seidelman, dated October 23, 1916. Sent from Camp Hughes, Manitoba to Rachel Seidelman of Vancouver.

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 - 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).

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