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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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this is the only picture I have sent on to Barkerville so you can let them all see it. I would like to have sent more: but they are to expensive for a soldiers pay you. NO Fred we are all in the Best of health but anxious to get away. give my Best Regards to all. is alf still talking about the German helmet. Fred write a note if we are away it will be forwarded on to me whenever I go. I will always keep writing to you I have wrote twice to Billy Kelly. but he never answered any of them. I suppose he is thinking about the $53 I owe him poor fellow if I get over the Battles he will get it all. I Think he is worrying a lot about the few Dollars. will drop a PC when I leave here.

I am Yours truly

Pte. George Gilchrist No 443781 54th Batt. C Company Vernon BC

PS They put a extra 4 to our number.

BC Archives, MS-0426 Box 1 File 10 / TREGILLUS, Frederick James, 1862 - 1962. Barkerville, miner. / Correspondence from George Gilchrist, 1914 - 1917.

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