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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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since Ive been over here that Id never have bothered about, for instance I have two neices nursing and a nephew in the navy, also three half sisters all nursing, in France & England. I guess Kit Carson is back in Canada by this time. we came over from France together, Harry Brierley has just left here to go back to the base He had a letter from Scotty about a week ago. he say's Tom B. and Mickey Mercer are still alive, Jack [Ellis] has crossed over to the unknown also Norman Murray & Jesse Murphy Haven't heard anything of Harrie or Westover for a long time. Leicesters brother John told me that they expected him home at any time - Ernest is in France again and his other brother Bert.

You never mentioned anything of Casey, is he alive yet?

Im getting homesick for the mountains and lakes and wished I was back Kind regards to everyone and good luck that all now With Kind Regards Love] Yours truly Geo F. Turner

BC Archives, MS-0426 Box 1 File 2 / TREGILLUS, Frederick James, 1862-1962. Barkerville, miner. / Correspondence from George F. Turner, 1916-1917.

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