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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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and although it is much better than the mud it is bad enough it will sure be fierce when the frost goes out but there is no sign of a thaw yet so there is no use bidding the devil good morning till you meet him It is sure an awfull looking country here nothing but a big rolling open country with the remnants of towns & villages scattered here & there all over one would hardly think that it ever was a settled farming community nothing but old torn up trenches & shell holes and deep dugouts It has been hard driving to get Fritz out of them

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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