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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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number of old friends from the Atlantic to the Pacific, and saw a fellow on the platform at Folkestone that I went to school with. There is another fellow from my home town here in camp, but he happens to be a staff-officer so I have got to wait a favorable opportunity.

This is a great farming country over here, but it's the same old story; lots of room to make up, & a long chapter of neglected opportunities. In Kent farming machinery has not yet been discovered. Man-power seems to be the principal asset, though I must say they have a few of the sort of articles that our grandfathers used to vary the monotony.

Well, I would like to tell you about the military side

BC Archives, MS-0426 Box 1 File 3 / TREGILLUS, Frederick James, 1862 - 1962. Barkerville, miner. / Correspondence from Freeman Killam, 1915 - 1917.

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