Untold Misery Has Been the Harvest Now: The Letters of Major George Whitford Nelson

Introduction The intent of this blog post is to expand upon a series of letters diligently transcribed by the Bruce County Archives entitled Correspondence from Lieutenant Colonel George Whitford Nelson to his sister, Mrs. William Kidd, 1914-1916, A99.058.008. This resource was found during research into this soldier and offers an invaluable insight into the feelings,…

War Diary of the 18th Battalion: July 1915

Date:  1-7-15 Hour: Place:  West Sandling Camp Dominion Day, Half hour holiday for sports. Date:  2-7-15 Hour:  Noon Place:  West Sandling Camp Lecture on entrenching by Major Battye. Date:  3-7-15 Hour: Place:  West Sandling Camp Lieut. C.P. Laing detailed to attend course at Scarborough. Date:  5-7-15 Hour:  5PM Place:  West Sandling Camp Lecture on Entrenching…