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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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Somewhere in France

10th Jan 1917

Friend Fred

You will be thinking I have forgotten you. but that is not the case. I am always thinking of you and old Barkerville I seen Chester Boyd, Norrie, Westover and Big Kenny the Hockey player. 2 days ago away in the Trenches. they are all in the Best of health I had a long talk with them in there Dugouts for a couple of hours it was all about the Cariboo wishing we were back again I suppose you read in the papers all about the Somme

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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