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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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it was Blown off. I got pieces in the legs, hips and arms, but otherwise I am feeling OK. I suppose you would get my small note about Chester Boyd his poor Brother,Walter is a total wreck. loosing his 2 Brothers. they should give him a Bomb proff job now. I am to sore to write anymore. So Best of Luck to all in Barkerville you can address any letters you write to my mother address. They keep shifting you around.

Sgt Geo Gilchrist 11 Drumlaurig Sq Hawick Scotland

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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