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Arthur Douglas Crease Letters, Diaries and Scrapbooks

Letters from Arthur Douglas Crease of Victoria to his brother Lindley Crease and his mother Sarah Crease; instructions for the offensive of July 26, 1917; a regimental notebook, diaries and scrapbook. Learn more.

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BC Archives MS-0055BC Archives MS-2879

 

 

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continuously from the start not as the 62nd did during the last three days but no doubt that was on account of the dangers of the fog which were increased by the fact that we were a dark ship. It is so dark on deck at night that one has to feel one's way. They are a great many guards & sentries provided for day & night & the orderly officers have to be on continuous active duty for 24 hours.

The days pass pleasantly enough & I don't think there are many who feel serious anxiety. At the same we shall all be glad to get ashore for of course the submarine danger increases hourly with our approach to the other side. However the matter is out of our hands & all we can do

BC Archives, MS-0055 Box 15 File 1 / CREASE FAMILY / Letters from Arthur Douglas Crease to his brother, Lindley Crease, 1916.

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