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Arthur Douglas Crease Letters, Diaries and Scrapbooks

Letters from Arthur Douglas Crease of Victoria to his brother Lindley Crease and his mother Sarah Crease; instructions for the offensive of July 26, 1917; a regimental notebook, diaries and scrapbook. Learn more.

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BC Archives MS-0055BC Archives MS-2879



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England has welcomed us most enthusiastically so far as the people are concerned but if it had not been for 69th I don't know what we should have done last night - arriving at a strange unfurnished camp in the dark.

By the way the sleeping bag that Hugo gave me was just the dead thing & saved my hide, so to speak, last night.

We are all given C.B. for 3 days until medical inspection & I am orderly officer tomorrow Saturday.

We can easily reach Folkestone & Hythe from here but I don't know if it is worth while. We hear that we are only to have three days leave. In that case I doubt it I shall see Carleton. Some of the Battns are being hurried to the front very quickly after arriving as there is considerable

BC Archives, MS-0055 Box 15 File 1 / CREASE FAMILY / Letters from Arthur Douglas Crease to his brother, Lindley Crease, 1916.

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