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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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his ankle, runing sore. Was going to Orpington Kent a special foot hospital Scotty is OK as is the average Scotchman Minisci also I saw at Seaford waiting to be sent to France but in the mean time he is in the shoe shop & I doubt If they send him across unless a Native born Canadian who can fix shoes comes along & in that case over goes Minisci. Ed Armstong also was there working in the Mess house (dining room) & used to throw me a odd slice of bread over the heads of many men. Said bread was very axceptable as rations were very scant. He went on to his base the same day as I did. He was C.2 Minisci BI McKenna C3 so you must think I am some B.S. man to get Marked A.2. I have some notion after that that I could sell soap or Books or Mining shares

You did Just right about the horse. I must try through L Prior to get my saddle etc up to Pat Sharkeys (close to horse) in case I do or do not get back. To sell & to ride up country with if I do. It takes so long to arrange any thing like that from here

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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