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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He is an excellent boy but complains that he has had only one letter from his father since he left home.
Those letters mean an awful lot to us out here & they can easily be made so interesting to us though we can say little of interest to those outside. If you see Mrs. Beaven you might tell her I have never had any word from Katie though I sent the parcel & afterwards wrote. Somebody told me that she had developed quite a literary turn. When she was a young girl she used to keep a remarkable sort of diary. Tell Fowkes that the rain we had today reminded me of Sol Duc only there was thunder and lightning as well - Tell Mother that Col. Andrews got me copy of the Psalms called the Soldiers Psalter, a little pocket edition wh. is always in my pocket & is the only book of any kind except working books & my diary wh. I can carry. I have in my kit the nice little khaki N.T wh. she gave me but I have my kit only
BC Archives, MS-0055 Box 15 File 1 / CREASE FAMILY / Letters from Arthur Douglas Crease to his brother, Lindley Crease, 1916.