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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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Tickled to Death to be taking prisoners. Harry Brierley is still in England yet in Hospital. Tom. Micky Mercer and Ellis. are in the Best of health. To tell you the Truth Fred. Ellis is beginning to get Cold Feet. I am sorry to say so. we got a big Draft from the 172nd Battn the Cariboo Rangers. but old John was not with them. expect some more of them. we are having some wet weather out here the trenches are a Bugger mud knee deep we have to use gum Boots so you

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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