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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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than one hundred and fifty yds away from them and we can hear them speaking and singing very plainly. In fact they shouted out one night. "Come over 29th and we will show you how to fight" or something like that, to tell the truth I did not wait long enough to hear the whole conversation as I did not think it a very healthy place to linger about We are in billets now having what they call a rest, some rest believe me, packing up ammunition to the firing line etc. We work on a sort of schedule here, few days in front line, few in reserve trenches and five resting. The trenches are not so bad, except

BC Archives, MS-0426 Box 1 File 7 / TREGILLUS, Frederick James, 1862 - 1962. Barkerville, miner. / Correspondence from Joseph Callanan, 1915 - 1916.

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