MILITIA AND DEFENCE.
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Ottawa, Ont. May 17, 1918.
A. Winterbottom, Esq.,
Re-Pte. S.A. Winterbottom, #116506, 29th Battalion
With reference to the estate of the late soldier above mentioned, I beg to acknowledge receipt of Army Form 64 duly completed, for which I thank you.
Certain articles of personal effects belonging to your son are being despatched to you to-day. Enclosed in the parcel will be an inventory of the effects sent you, and I should be obliged if you will receipt this inventory and return to this Office.
for Director Military Estates.
[handwritten comment added below the typed message:
“Only a housewife, his disk #116505, and an old pocket book came to our intense disgust”]