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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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for them, we give them about 20 shells for there one. it is a horrible sight to see there Trenches after a advance the Arrtillary give them Hell the poor B-- are caught like rats in a trap, them that do get through it alive. dont go very far. our Motto is take no prisoners the Canadians Verdick, they are nothing but a Bunch of Cowards now the old saying is we have got there Goat.

Best Wishes to the Wife and Family

I am Your Old Friend

443781 Sgt Geo Gilchrist A Coy 54th Batt Canadians BEF France

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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