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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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saw by the paper. Tommy Burns couldn't get a good man to go against him. We have a good Lightweight scrapper here among us 2% Billy Kirkland by name, he has fought all the best boys around California & Nevada. They are looking for recruits here for Siberia but the men aren't over anxious to go. They figured on just having returned men & men under the Military Service Act who have had exemption up till now but the finally put it on orders here that anybody could transfer who wanted too. I guess I will close for now as I haven't any news. Tell the Armstrongs that I just received a letter from them & will answer when I get some fresh news. Sincerely Yours. Norm

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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