Frederick Tregillus Letters from the Cariboo Boys
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BC Archives MS-0426
Instructors & us 2% Instructors. (2% means all the same as Chinook beer, an imitation of the real thing.) The Colonel told our Sgt. Major that he was going to spend $100.00 fixing up shower bath etc. for us & also was going to give us some furniture. He seems to be tickled to death with his staff lately since Major Grady, the Staff Officer in charge of the whole of the Dominion was out here a few weeks ago & told our Sgt. Major that he was the best Instructor in Canada & he showed his appreciation of the work done here by putting about 20 minutes or so talking to the staff at Westminster & about the same time talking to the staff at Hastings Park. I don't claim the honours for the P. J. Staff but the BC boys do seem to make good when they get back east. They clean the eastern camps up in sports every time they meet. I think one reason for it is that a good majority of the men have
BC Archives, MS-0426 Box 1 File 1 / TREGILLUS, Frederick James, 1862-1962. Barkerville, miner. / Correspondence from Norman W. Thompson, 1917-1918.