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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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I met Mickey Mercer there and several of the boys I knew and everyone had a the time of their lives they say there is only one Paris and he who said it knew what he was talking about you have been there have you not? but I think I told you of my trip in my other letter I have lost one brother one cousin & two nephews over here so I think that is enough of us so I think I will pull out alright and get home safe I bet Turner was glad to get back to Barkerville again I can imagine the time him & old Kit Carson would have a Quesnell when he got there. All the Boys in this outfit are getting along fine Bob Norrie goes on leave to Scotland tonight and Andy McDonald went to Paris this morning, all of them want to

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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