Kiss the kids for dad, don't forget to write : the wartime letters of George Timmins, 1916-18 (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Kiss the kids for dad, don't forget to write : the wartime letters of George Timmins, 1916-18
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Kiss the kids for dad, don't forget to write : the wartime letters of George Timmins, 1916-18

Author: George Timmins; Y Aleksandra Bennett
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, [2009]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The letters of Lance-Corporal George Timmins, who served in the Canadian Expeditionary Force on the Western Front, offer a rare glimpse into the life and relationships, at home and abroad, of an  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Personal correspondence
Correspondence
Personal narratives, Canadian
Named Person: George Timmins; George Timmins
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Timmins; Y Aleksandra Bennett
ISBN: 9780774816083 0774816082 9780774816090 0774816090
OCLC Number: 554225977
Description: 208 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: "About 35 yds from Fritz": May-December 1916 --
"He was killed by my side": January-June 1917 --
"I'm still fine": July-November 1917 --
"Its hell, kiddo, hell": December 1917-April 1918 --
"Keep on hoping, sweetheart": May-December 1918 --
Epilogue: "Don't forget to write to Grandpa."
Responsibility: edited by Y.A. Bennett.

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