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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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3/ their outfit got cut up pretty well a Few days ago but the Barkerville boys are are all looking fine Archie Boyd from Cottonwood got killed a few days ago machine gun bullet through the heart. Walter & Chester Boyd are allright, they were both alongside Archie when he got killed and took it rather hard Henry Moffatt from Quesnell got wounded the same day I don't think it is very bad a piece of high explosive in the forearm and Jack McDougal from the Forks of Quesnell got pretty badly wounded a machine Gun bullet through the shoulder and six shrapnell wounds but he will pull through I think they are all in our Company it was a pretty hot

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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