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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the horror of the trenches might make one blench - it may do so, but I don't think it will.
At present I know that if I were told that our boat left the pier in an hour or six the news would only be a relief.
You won't mind all these personalities - we are living such different lives that my thoughts will probably interest you.
It is very queer to be as so many of us are now, "warned for overseas".
We are as it were "devoted" in the old classical sense of being set up and for the "sacrifice". We do not belong to any particular battalion, we have no duties, we have several privileges but we must always be ready, we can't go anywhere without
BC Archives, MS-0055 Box 15 File 1 / CREASE FAMILY / Letters from Arthur Douglas Crease to his brother, Lindley Crease, 1916.