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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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E.S. 489697 D. Co 1ST Can. Pio

Dear Fred

I know it is a very long time since I wrote & it makes it worse because I do appreciate your letters so much.

I was waiting to write you a long letter but have not been able to do that, so will send a short letter now. We have left the Somme (we must not say when we are at a place but can tell when we have left it) & are now on a very quiet front hardly any war at all & less for us as we have never been closer that ½ mile from the front line

As a rule the worst place is from that distance to 2 miles behind the front line but here so little is doing that that little is all used on the Front. I am much pleased to hear of the

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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