Chaplain's letter to bereaved wife of soldier killed in Vimy Ridge

Posted November 10, 2017 7:37 pm by Editor

Chaplain's letter to bereaved wife of soldier killed in Vimy Ridge

Following is from The Catholic Register, May 31, 1917, making reference to the Battle of Vimy Ridge (April 9-12, 1917), where more than 10,000 Canadians were killed or wounded.Chaplain’s Letter to Bereaved WifeThe following letter was sent to Mrs. Gorrell, lately of Toronto, at Preston, England, where she went to be nearer her husband when he left for overseas. She was received into the Church at Holy Rosary Church, Toronto, previous to her marriage to Corporal Gorrell nearly four years ago. A little boy is proving a real consolation to the mother in her bereavement:Dear Mrs. Gorrell, 
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