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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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a little bit of a surprise to me as will do others, then I never knew him well - Cyril Mogg an old [illegible] Sub. I often run across Maj Pym (of 88th) is now messing with us - Things are pretty lively round here now, but nothing to what they probably will be later on - no doubt you have had very interesting letters from Arthur & his sojourn has been more varied than mine - We are all much absorbed in the present & new phase of the campaign on the Front, there has been nothing so interesting (from a military stand point) since the Retreat from the Harve - I won't [illegible] to bore you with my conclusions or confidences with reference to it - not exactly for the reason that they might fall into the E's hands & give the whole show away! - but for the reason that the newspaper experts have already said pretty nearly all that there is to be said about it - at least by anyone who is not a "Super-man". But there is no harm in saying that there are some surprises in store for the

BC Archives, MS-0055 Box 15 File 2 / CREASE FAMILY / Letters from Arthur Douglas Crease to his brother, Lindley Crease, 1917.

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