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CUS417/21.17


Fonds Number: 
P417
Abstract: 

Revere reports that the No. 3 Canadian General Hospital recently ceased to function as a hospital and is now a "turbid mud hole, rank with unrest and discontent." He delivers a seething report of how the authorities closed down the hospital, sent the staff and patients to a temporary shelter, and proceeded to leave them there for 5 weeks living in tents and fighting the elements. He describes the living conditions in great detail and writes of his companions Bill and Campbell Howard, Dr. Russell, and Dr. Little. He managed to obtain a week's leave, during which he accepted a new position as quartermaster in a Canadian field ambulance, much to his parents delight.

Original: 
Yes
Date: 
December 5, 1915(?)
From: 
Osler, Edward Revere
Address: 
No. 3 Canadian General Hospital, B.E.F.
To: 
Chapin, Susan Revere
City: 
Camiers
State: 
Country: 

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