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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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in front of Food shops. Davenport (first food controler was n.g. was a a big grocer I belive) Lord Ronda did splendidly & was a very great help. It is now easy to go and shop. Each person is recorded at the shop (store) of his own choosing for any rationed articles & goes & gets it at his own time. You can record at one store for tea & another for, say Bacon & can get each thing at a different shop but must not get the same thing (in fact cant) at few different shops.

I heard from T. Nicol. Still in Blighty 12 days ago. He did not say how he liked it. Did no mention Rees or Bomer. Things look well in France. Also I belive better still in Germany from our point of view. Our papers now are evidently trying to work on the minds of the Huns as we now publish a lot of data showing our strong position re men guns food etc also a H l of a lot re U.S. I see the W.S official report of U.S. casualtes is given as over 20000 if that is all she has the Yank certainly did not play as big a part in the Main

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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