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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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Donald & Walcot are in that category - Orr likewise. Genl. Steele spotted them at once & told Orr he was a liar - Orr is now postmaster at Otterpool camp.

It is flat here & near the sea wh however is invisible we lie so low - I am writing this between parades lying in my blanket on the ground & using my suit case as a desk. At the moment the sun is shining & as it is warm & blowing hard things will dry up a bit. Some of the men however have been flooded out. - A few inches in elevation made a great difference here.

Lydd is a pleasant town or village of a wholesome type - Our men are welcomed every where as our officers as a great improvement on what they have been getting.

I could fill pages with interesting stuff if it were more easy to write

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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