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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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Fritzs they see are the ones we send down as prisoners. I will be glad when it is all over and I guess I will be able to tell you some good stories when I get a few Drinks of Kellys Scotch. W-- in me. I would like to Tell you something about it in a letter, but I dont like to repeat things I have seen and Done at the present Time in this Great War. But I hope I will see the Day when I will be able to repeat some of them to you. poor Westhouse I am sorry for him give him my Best wishes and good Luck to him we are out at present having a months well Earned Rest But the Boys are still Battering away at the poor Devils yet poor Buggers I am Sorry

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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