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Frederick Tregillus Letters from the Cariboo Boys

Letters to Frederick James Tregillus from Barkerville men who served in the First World War: Joseph Callanan, J.H. Ellis, George Freeman Killam, George Gilchrest, R. Norris, Mr. and Mrs. Nowosky, John Petterson, Ernest Seeley, N.W. Thompson, George Turner, and John Benjamin Westover. Learn more.

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BC Archives MS-0426

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For God For King and for Country Canada Y.M.C.A. With the Canadian Expeditionary Force On Active Service

worked out doors, lumbering, prospecting, farming & a few trappers & right there is where I want to state that every guy I have run across who has been a trapper is there one way or another. (Not prejudice.) Then again Colonel Montizambert encourages sports & its up to the P.T. Staff to arrange for them. We had a sports day this afternoon, boxing, a little bayonet exhibition & baseball. They were not as good as usual as we only had a couple of hours in which to get ready but it breaks the time for the men drilling & that's one of the secrets of making a soldier. We had a big night here last Monday (Labour Day). Some of the boys from Camp Lewis were over as I guess you probably

BC Archives, MS-0426 Box 1 File 1 / TREGILLUS, Frederick James, 1862-1962. Barkerville, miner. / Correspondence from Norman W. Thompson, 1917-1918.

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