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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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anything of what war was till we moved from where he got hurt we sure went through h-ll for about fifty four days and lost quite a lot of our fellows but Fritzs losses was fearfull you would be walking on them every where you went and the stench was something one will never forget- it gets pretty exciting at times but when one gets back behind the lines again for a day or two he forgets all about it. you asked me about the piece in the Colonist. I think it was a misprint. it was meant for the 87th there are three brothers of my name in them but no relation that

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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