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Collection RC0728 - Arthur McGinnis letters

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Arthur McGinnis letters

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RC0728

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  • 1918-1919 (Creation)

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1 cm of letters

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McGinnis, Arthur (1895-)

Biographical history

Pte. Arthur McGinnis was born in 1895 and was recruited at Kingston to fight in the First World War in 1918.

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This collection consists of thirteen letters written from England, France, and Belgium. In addition to the letters, is a brief summary of each letter provided by the collector. McGinnis mentions getting the mumps, wounded by shrapnel, and gassed in his letters, among other things.

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The collection (2014-010) was acquired from Gord Russell in March 2014.

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This material is housed in one box, along with a number of other First World War collections.

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RC0728

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