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Date: June 13th 1916
John McLean

Niagara Camp.
June 13/16

Dear Mother:-
I guess I will get another letter in a day or so but There is 7 or 8 of us Corpl. to go to Toronto to take a 21 day course of phyfical drill and baynut fighting so if I go I will get my mail sent to me there and as soon as I get There I will write and send my address. I am getting a new tunic puttes and cap and I got pants. it is better to be a Corpl That way you get almost what I ask for. it is awfull hot down here to-day I see By the Toronto Star we are to be moved to Camp Borden about The 10 of next month.
Well I guess this is all for This time you can write here still till I write from Toronto and I will get Oliver to send my mail over to me from here Every body is getting along fine and haveing a pretty good time we have some trinches dug I would like to send a picture of it but it is pretty hard to take any.
Well write soon anyway.
good bye for now did Kate get the pictures. tell paw to be sure and get after That patition for us. We can get away all Right I dont believe we will leave Canada This winter at all. Write soon

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