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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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all the boys join in sending their best wishes and wish to be remembered to all


Somewhere in France Aug 28/16

Friend Fred

I take the opportunity of writing you a few lines to let you know that I am still on top & in good health and getting along fine I am writing this in an old German dugout that we are living in just now there are sixteen of us in it and although we have to keep a light burning & have only about 2½ feet to a man we get along amazingly well and scarcely ever have a falling out among our selves which goes to show that we all pull together pretty good. Tell Mr. Grain that I wrote this with one of the pencils that he was kind enough to sent to us through Chester Boyd and thank him for us. It is raining like

BC Archives, MS-0426 Box 1 File 6 / TREGILLUS, Frederick James, 1862 - 1962. Barkerville, miner. / Correspondence from John Benjamin Westover, 1916 - 1917.

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