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Date: November 30th 1918
Mrs. Smith
Arnold Smith

Bramshott Camp,

B Coy.

Nov. 30/18.

Dear Mother,

I wrote to you a few days ago, telling about being recalled to reserve and attached to Khaki College for duty.

We were supposed to start school this week but as 23rd was duty battalion, it was decided to delay it for a week. I saw Capt I/C school about being relieved, so as to get on Canada draft. He said that he would let me go and next week I shall transfer to F Coy. If all goes well I should be on my way to Canada before Xmas.

I have been having a very easy time of it. As so many fellows come and go in this Coy, They have a hard job keeping track of men in it. I have dodged all fatigues and parades so far. It pays to be an old soldier these days.

This week I received a note from one of the boys in France. I shall enclose it in letter as it will give you an idea of what they are doing over there. Really the old section has been very fortunate. Of course several have been wounded but very few killed. The reunion that we planned for, before leaving Canada may take place after all. Capt Tidmarsh, our ex signal offr comes from Prince Edward Island and he said that he intended having all the old boys come there for a fishing trip, after the war.

It looks now as if whole camp here will be cleared before long. They map keep some of Conscripts for fatigue work for a time. I hope they do as I haven’t much sympathy for majority of them.

as there is very little of interest going on, I shall close for now. Hoping that you are free from “Flu” epidemic and in best of health and with best wishes to all in Carholme,

I remain,

As ever,

Arnold S.

Be sure and let me know when you get $50 remittance - might go astray and I would have to trace it up thru London Pay Office.

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