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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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will some one write him? Pat C., J. Spl, J Tisdals any one would be good to a man far from home & very hungry can belive how hungry we get for news & how much pleasure we get from our & others mail as after mail distribution each man in the same shelter with you, tells the others all the contents of his letters. While I write this we are jarred with the exploshion of guns but it is nothing to the one that was on a few nights ago or one that was going on at our last place it is grand to hear & see but terrible in its results. We have had 3 Gass attacks neither of them did any harm we can put on our Gass helmets in 4 seconds if we have to & are prepared to do so as we always are when up close & the wind is favourable to Fritz a wind of 6 to 9 miles a hour is a gass wind faster or slower is not considered any good it is very uncomfortable to have

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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