The Postcards of Private Blue to Miss Ella Mitchell, A Teacher in Paisley

One soldier. One life. The evidence of the war experiences for Private Alexander Edward Blue if the 18th Battalion is greater than most, and less that others. One gets a sense of the man but how much of that is our projection and perspectives from our perspective influencing our perception of the evidence presented before…

July 1 1915 to July 31 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…