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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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Kicking no differance in him but he says he is a little crumy and I also saw all the 67th Cariboo Boys in the trenches the other day the 30th Aug. they are fixing trenches. they are all still alive and kicking some of them are a little nervous they work at nights, well Fred they got a few of the 54th Boys already. a good reception for a start Fred. Kellys Hotel would look good to me now. never had a face wash for 9 days. was speaking to Jim Murphy a' Be Jesus this is not fighting they cannot hit a man in these trenches. the words

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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