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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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when it is raining and then it is fierce. We have not been in a charge yet and believe me when the order comes to go over the parapet I am going to be bally sure it is not a false alarm. If anyone tells you those Huns can't shoot, you contradict him at once. They are all good marksmen. it is very funny sensation when one of those big shells burst close. It seems to stun everyone for a few seconds and they leave a hole big enough to bury three or four horses in. Well Fred I guess that the old berg was a little lively this summer, I hope that they strike something good

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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