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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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You will say nevermind those small points What of the war. Well all goes well; very well & by the time you get this, by comparing dates you will know why we are so optomisitic at least I hope & believe that very big things will have been done, but even if nothing of a very extordinary nature has happened you may rest assured that it is only a matter of time, our boys are much better fighters, our guns more numerous, larger & better served & in the air Fritz is just no where our airmen are just devils of the air to Fritz. They do nearly as they like, think nothing of diving down & firing on Fritz in his trench & on the roads behind his lines. The Empire is sound & well served. This army is a marvel in its widespread activities it may break in spots at times but to me it is a

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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