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Notice from camp commanders, to Libero Sauro, December 26, 1940
Notice from camp commanders, to Libero Sauro, December 26, 1940.
Rev. Libero Sauro was arrested on September 7, 1940 and held at Don Jail before being transferred to Petawawa Internment Camp. In this official notice to Sauro, he is advised he is to be released on the following day. Sauro spent 111 days interned as a potential threat to the Canadian state. He was released unconditionally.
This document forms part of a collection of documents and other materials donated by the Sauro family.
December 26, 1940
Recto: [t-b, l-r]: [typed] Petawawa, Ontario, / 26th December 1940. / To LIBERO SAURO. / 1. The Commandant of this camp has received / authority to release you from internment. / 2. You are being unconditionally released, / and you will be furnished with a railway ticket / to Toronto, Ontario. Your train is due to / leave the Petawawa C.P.R. Station at 7.20 a.m. / (Standard Time) tomorrow, December 27th. [signature in ink on dotted line] [typed] Capt., / for Commandant, / Petawawa Internment Camp.
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