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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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in the district to have got them positions that you mentioned the best place for most of those is over here where they could get all kinds of opportunity of showing their ability and real worth. I thought that all that younger class would have been picked up by conscription before this. What is the matter with the military & civil authority up there any way? I suppose that all that German & Austrian element are still at large around there get the Baskins Mat & Steve and the Mublers and also some that are further down the road are none of them interned if not why? it seems very strange to us over here that there is not something done every one knows they need all the men over here they can muster and the sooner our power is raised the sooner

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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