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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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31st Aug 1916

Dear Friend Fred

I recieved your glad and welcome letter all right. We are now Somewhere in France and now out of the trenches for a rest after doing 9 Days in. I thought Shorty is a lier and always did think it. Fred this is some life. Fritz is a bad Egg but our Arrtillary Can quiet him all right. We give him 5 shells for every one he gives us. Fred I saw Norman Pope Grave here I saw Charlie Evans the other day he is still alive and

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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