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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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My regards to the old tried & true Bunch P.C,T.N,F.H. T. Blair & Jack Campbell. Tell Spratt if you can that I am still remembering that he promised to have his summer stake made by August & to let me have his job to earn a winters grub stake when we got back. I hope to want it next August. Finish some other time lights out gone & I must make my bed in the dark. Next evening after a busy day doing many fool things but nothing that I could see would help to win the war. Pay day for us but no money for me as I had no Pay Book. My pay book was taken from me at Seaford last pay day as I was nearly full. I made a protest but was ordered to silence befor I could tell them I was going to my own base the next day. Later on when I was in the party to come here I was told I should not have let my Pay Book go. Now I a good conduct man, with 15 mts & over in the front zone must go broke for two weeks or write home of couse I write home but it would

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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