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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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there are star shells and sky Rockets that make it at times as light as day and then when old Fritz sends over a Whizz Bang or Rum Jar or some other kind of Shell into our lines it kind of breaks the monotony and every one gets alive and it only takes a short time to make him quit and for every shell he sends over to us he gets from thirty to Forty in exchange so it don't pay him very well we sure have him buffalloed everywhere and when there is a big bombardment on it is something dreadfully grand to witness and makes

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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