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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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Well, I did not set out to write a volume, nor yet a sermon; The light is growing scant, and the sun is well below the western horizon, so, as we turn out at 1:15 to play a draft away, for France, which means Reveille will be at hand ere we are back to camp, I will close, and get a wink and a snooze before they turn us out again.

Kindly convey my regards to all, and with especial thoughts for McN. & the family; and hoping to hear from your again. I remain Sincerely yours

(address) Bandsman. G.F. Killain, #180819- C.E.Forces 16th Resve Battn, c/o Army P.O. London England

P. S. When folding this just got rumor (came from an officer) that we are off to France inside of 36 hours, if so, wont have much leisure in the Interim G GIF

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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