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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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c/o 17 Hyde Road Eastbourne Eng


Dear Fred

I am not at home but if you write again send it there. I am at the Discharge Depot at Buxton Derby. Marked B3 & for Canada. I may yet get back to France where I want to be untill this war is won or I am realy past doing my bit. I still hold the same views that I had when I told Bosman that he had a recruit offering himself 2 minutes after he had given me that information that the age limit had been raised to 45 in B.C. At Purfleet (my Depot) I was without any complaints on my part ordered for a Medical Board with many others. Without any complaints on my part & after telling the M.O. I knew I could do it, I was after a very still exam told to dress. Next, I knew through the Cpl (a chum from F) that I

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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