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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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489697 1ST Can. Pioneers & other address as usual

Feb 16/17

Dear Fred

It is a very long time since I wrote you but a much longer time since I heard from Cariboo. I am now at the base (but expect to go up again any day) I left my unit in second week of Jan. I have been through hospital with trench fever & was sent here after I left hospital This is a smalish world it would seem at times. Eddie Armstong & Fred Paquettte reached this place from England the day after I got down they were halted just in front of my tent & as I hear them called tunnellers I went out to see if I knew any. Fred saw me & reconised me at once during a day or two we found in this place Gordon Barton of Clinton & a Swede from the Forks & the ever famous (now more so than ever) George Shaw

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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