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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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Then Bonnie Scotland. The Land of Scotch Whisky it is a long time since I had a wee "drapie". The Zipps passed over us the other night on there way to London. We are Just 12 miles from there, they give them a touch up. but they got it going Back. I have never had any word from any of the Boys at the Front I dont know if they are still on the map yet. But I am pleased to let you know I am. Tell West House I am asking for him. and I hope it wont be long till it is all over and Back amongst my Friends in Barkerville. Well Fred I got my Military Medal all right, it is a Beauty the Old Woman has it now and is tickled to death about it. I would rather had the DCM. they said

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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