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letter, France, March 17, 1917

Special Collections SC033/Personal
Letter from Georges Destrube to the Family (copy): "Dear Ones, I have received your numerous letters and they have been a great consolation to me ... it is a great, great relief to know that our dear boys were buried together and a cross erected, - this will make it possible to find their dear grave when the war is over and it will be a great consolation to us all. When I get on the Front again I shall naturally try to locate the spot but unless the Bttn. returns to that neighbourhood, this will be impossible. But you may rest assured that their graves will remain untouched ..."