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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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say now that the U.S. is in the swim it would be a good time for some of those scookum young American Boys of Carriboo to get in and get their feet wet they were too good to enlist under our flag althoughit was good enough for them to make a living under. Well Billy keep your eye on the Pros and give our best wishes to all the folks I think that this will be about all for this time so hoping to hear from some of you again soon and wishing you and everyone the best of Prosperity I will sign off so

Good Bye for this time from your Friend Pte J.B. Westover 102925

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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