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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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June 9th Otterpool, Kent

Having reached England there is no reason why I should not state what you probably know very well that we embarked on the huge Olympic at Halifax & arrived at Liverpool yesterday.

After a delightful train journey through England at her best we reached here last night

By the kindness of a French Canadian Bn. 69th we got some Dinner of sorts likewise breakfast orwise there would have been nothing for us as only the tents had been provided.

Our future movements are quite uncertain. We have had nothing but depressing news since we sighted Ireland.

The Hampshire's loss. The terrific casualty list of Canadians including the wiping out of Battns

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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