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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Before we left & as we were doing down the long walk the sun came out brilliantly while all the deer were about us. That was wonderful.
Talking of the Robertses there is an instance of where every member of the family young & old has treated me as an old friend whom they are delighted to honour.
Simple unaffected fully but never obtrusively occupied full of hospitality for all friends old and new they made an excellent example of what so many of the best English houses are now. It is most inspiring.
Another side we see up here in this camp. Two hundred & fifty majors & some 1250 officers of lower rank eating their hearts out because there is no real work for them & more still keep coming over.
BC Archives, MS-0055 Box 15 File 1 / CREASE FAMILY / Letters from Arthur Douglas Crease to his brother, Lindley Crease, 1916.