1915 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT TRANSCRIPTION OF A CONVERSATION OVERHEARD BETWEEN ENEMIES IN THE TRENCHES

By: WILLIAM G. CRERAR, 21st KINGSTON BATTALION CEF

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On offer is a very interesting original December 1915 Canadian Expeditionary Force handwritten letter/document being a word for word transcription of a short conversation between a Private of the Northumberland Fusiliers at the front of St. Eloi. "December 1915. Trenches, Bois Quarante - P.O. Line. Gemran Front Line. Battalion left flank connected with Northumberland Fusiliers in front of St. Eloi. The following conversation transpired between a Private of the Northumberlands and the enemy as follows: German: any of you fellows from Glaston London England? Northumberlander: Yes. German: I had a barbers shop up there and left a wife and four children there. Northhumberlander: Yes, well Jerry just put your head above the parapet and you will sure have a widow and six orphans ----- bang. This is the actual conversation as heard by....."

Title: 1915 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT TRANSCRIPTION OF A CONVERSATION OVERHEARD BETWEEN ENEMIES IN THE TRENCHES

Author Name: WILLIAM G. CRERAR, 21st KINGSTON BATTALION CEF

Categories: 20th Century Ephemera, Books and Manuscripts General Overview, 20th Century Manuscript,

Publisher: France, 1915

Book Condition: Very Good

Type: Manuscript

Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

Seller ID: 000919

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