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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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up grub from Corps Q.M. [illegible] to our Batt, head Q.M.S. so he does not often get up with one of the Co.s. I beleve I told you in my last letter that our Pay master asked me if you were any relation to J. Tregillus of Calgary. I have since found out that he was in the employ of your Brother Though he did not tell me so when I told him you were the Brother. His name is Ryan. About Blighty Fred, it is the most beautifull & wonderfull place I ever saw, as you travell in the train or by moter in the country it is just like a collection of very beautifull pictures continually appearing befor you. London & Eastbourne are still kept up in a clean & well repaired condition & the shops are full to overflowing with food & clothes & in fact every kind of necessary & luxurious thing you can think of

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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