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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emplacement & crush it flat & solemnly march down a trench enfilading it from end to end - One was seen marching down the street of a village we took from the enemy with a lot of cheering Tommies coming behind.
They put one right through a huge mine crater - it thinks nothing of going across a 10 ft trench. There was wild excitement when they passed through us at night - Our Bn is now supposed to be resting for [ano?] coup but they won't let us stop anywhere; we are always on the tour - Thank mother for her dear letters & Fowkes for his budget of news.
Beatrix Simons writes most kindly & offers to send me anything.
Bridgman & Andrews have been doing very well indeed - I saw Bruce Irving today - Just the same - yr loving brother
BC Archives, MS-0055 Box 15 File 1 / CREASE FAMILY / Letters from Arthur Douglas Crease to his brother, Lindley Crease, 1916.