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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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imidiatly connected with our life here. Not that we wish to forget but it seems to have a tendancy that way I expect because realey larger things are happening here every day though in regards to the war as a whole they are small. I would not be surprised at all if Anderson Creek turned out to be good, also there is a chance that it may be the lost creek. But this for your self alone, I think the lost creek lies between A. Ck. & Clear River but is dry for 2 or 3 miles back from Swamp river. It is nearer A. Crk than Clear River. Did Sugar Crk. Tr man come up & was he a success? I hope the wet spell you spoke of did not hurt your chance. I dont know if I told you we lived for many days on the Somme front where for miles not a house was standing, we used to pass through 3 villages that there was not a sign of only some heaps of dust & it really seemed quite strange when as we marched out at night when leaving the Somme we saw 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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