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Joseph Robert (Bob) Armstrong Lyons - Section 16

This section contains a two page letter of condolence, dated September 10, 1918, pertaining to the death of Robert Lyons. The letter is addressed to Robert's wife, Catherine, and is from Lieut. Alexander Daniel Archibald, commanding officer of Robert's company, "B" Company of the 85th Battalion (Nova Scotia Highlanders). Seven days after Lieut. Archibald wrote the letter, he was severely wounded in action resulting in the loss of a leg.

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Lieut. Alexander Daniel Archibald Letter

September 10, 1918

Ref. Number:  18-5 (9-4-3)
Image Information:  Scan of original document
Source:  Terry McCully Collection, Calgary, Alberta


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