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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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feel 10 years older and look like it to. This fighting life is all right But I wrote to Tom Brierly but never got any answer from him yet. dont know whether he is dead or alive But I hope he is the last mentioned. I seen Big Jim Kenny here & the same old Jim. I asked him the day for a joke To desert with me. and we will go to Ireland and join the Sinn Faner's. He look at me with surprise. I guess he though I was in earnest.

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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