A Letter of Appreciation


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No 51,
c/o Fleet Mail Officer,
Halifax, 6.9.40

The Sergeants Mess,
8 AA Battery,
Saint John

On leaving this port I should like to express our thanks for all you have done to make our stay enjoyable also to your ladies who by their cooperation showed us what real Canadian hospitality means.

We shall always have the happy memories of the 8th AA with us and wherever you may go

my pals join me in wishing you all

Good Health & Good Luck .

Again thanking you for the many kindnesses,

Yours very sincerely
Alfred W. Beland

P.S. Twins haven't arrived yet!!

Alfred W. Beland was listed as Missing, Presumed Killed two months later.

London South Eastern District Office War Memorial

Alfred W. Beland is commemorated on the London South Eastern District Office War Memorial, Southwark and Rotherhithe Delivery Office ,Unit D 4 Mandela Way, London SE1 5SE.

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