Original Repository: Osler Library of the History of Medicine, McGill University. Osler Library Archive Collections, P100: Sir William Osler Collection
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Sir William: Regius Professor at Oxford, 1905-1919
Our dear Laddie has been taken! We felt all along that it was to be our fate. I felt certain that escape was impossible. I
have had so much & no knocks to speak of! We have to thank you for your kind care of him. War was not his job. I dare
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he is glad to be out of the Hell & at peace. He only went into it for our sake. The whole business was loathesome [sic]
to him. He had been much happier of late & had learned to take a great interest in his men, who had won his esteem.
I hope you are better. Do come to us when you are in England. Greetings to all.