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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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have been the same if I had no home here. Yet I expect that the Pay Segt. who stopped me today has never been to France & there are hundreds in this small base who also have never been over to France yet never missed a pay or a good place to sleep. This camp has a the most now 600 men. Some times it is very hard to be loyal to our cause. There is so much unfairness & favouritism. But as long as Fritz is in the field I hope to be. I shall be very glad when I get over again to F. So many are trying so hard to keep away fm France that only because I certainly could keep away (on account of my age) if I wished & am in the 1st Draft Co does any one belive that there is a man who realy wants to go back. It is hard to keep out of clink if you have a mind of your own, in these base camps. To day a party of us were

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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