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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If the difficulty of the work assigned is any criteria of a compliment then I am highly honoured.
Fortunately we have excellent weather, hardly a spot of rain.
It is rather an exciting moment when on a dark night you feel rather than see that Fritz is going to attack. We beat off one last night with great ease - in fact it was a very half hearted affair.
There is no doubt that to be subjected to a long bombardment with H.E. is very exhausting & trying but my greatest difficulty now is to keep awake
BC Archives, MS-0055 Box 15 File 1 / CREASE FAMILY / Letters from Arthur Douglas Crease to his brother, Lindley Crease, 1916.