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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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13/7/17 S.I.B.

Dear Fred

Your ever welcome letter & news sheet reached me yesterday This one was 7/6/17. There is little to write about that may be written. Since I wrote you we have moved twice to different parts of the line. The first move was to that part of the line where Murphy was killed & now we are North of where the present Liberal candedate for your district was wounded. He will be a poor substitute for Martin Burrell but will I expect be returned. I belive I told you in my last letter that Tom Brierly looked war worn & I think he needed a long rest. But it is too clear that many shirkers do get sent out who do not need it except because they have got the wind up. I could I think name several that we both know that 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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