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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that they would be valuable for that alone. I enclose a letter which was printed in the Times which deserves to be a classic but I assure it is no finer than some I have received but must destroy as I have no time to edit them. The little Latin quotation at the end is a very fine touch. Indeed if my fate should be the writer's as I suppose it must be I hope you will always apply the last line to me. The whole is as fine an epitaph as a man could wish for. As I know that at any time it may be my part to take a share in the great attack my feelings are precisely those of the letter writer.
I was afraid at one time that I might fear the danger in anticipation but it is not so.
I do not expect to show the white feather in action unless my nerves break down altogether but it seemed likely that the thought of all
BC Archives, MS-0055 Box 15 File 1 / CREASE FAMILY / Letters from Arthur Douglas Crease to his brother, Lindley Crease, 1916.