18 June 1917- a brick thrown at my head


Matt said...

What a great blog.

I am thankful that letters like these have been saved, and are available 90 years on. I wish my relatives that served overseas in WWI had saved their letters/photographs.

Can you tell us more biographical details about Pte. Armer. What battalion did he serve in?


John P Sargeant said...

Thanks for your comments Matt.
Armer was a London Ontario boy, born in England and emigrated shortly before WW1. Married Mable and they had two children with a third on the way when he was sent overseas. He ended up in the 1st Btn CEF Company C.
From his letters I think he may have worked at McCormick's Biscuits in London before the war.
There is a link to his attestation papers on the blog, just click on the link to his pictures etc.