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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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was buried up to the neck in stones & dirt but a piece of a galvanized iron kept the shock & weight off him. My poor little batman though quite untouched was hopelessly shaken. In the part I was sleeping in there is a door at each end - one door was blown by another shell right from his fastenings bang up against the other & one officer slept through it all. I had just got out to go on duty but my good fortune pursued me.

Before beginning work I decided to go to the latrine which is right at the entrance but you may be sure that I wasted no time - I had just got in again

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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