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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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no. 2 of P.S.

But the O.C. is an old soldier & a very shrewd man & saw through it at once & did not even call Scobie & his gang for which I was sorry as the Co S.M. who beleved me in the wrong (or pretended to) had promised me to have S & gang brought in one at a time & I think the O.C. would have caught them in there lies & if he had it would have gone hard with them. The Co S.M .gave the platoon to understand after the trial was over that he knew there had been under hand talk & it was given a strip on merit only & would be backed up always & if they thought they had a grevience to go to him. I rather fear the gang may get me yet, but will not quit the platoon though I have been advised to do by two other sergents. Donley of Quesnell is pretty clever & though he keeps in the background is an active member of our gang & he has the wil I guess to figure out a plan to put

BC Archives, MS-0426 Box 1 File 5 / TREGILLUS, Frederick James, 1862 - 1962. Barkerville, miner. / Correspondence from Ernest Seeley, 1915 - 1919.

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