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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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BC Archives MS-0055BC Archives MS-2879



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Co (Left Co) in wh I became interested attacked on the left. It was rather a desperate piece of work but was carried out with extraordinary dash & determination.

Of course there were many casualties for the artillery, M.G. rifle fire was hot. Quite early in the day & before the attack began I had 5 minutes notice to get up to the front line from where I am writing now & report. The hip in in daylight was safely accomplished though I was momentarily exhausted when H.Q. was reached. After some delay I was told to report after dark to Left. Co. in the captured German trench. This I did when a guide cd be found & then I found that the

BC Archives, MS-0055 Box 15 File 1 / CREASE FAMILY / Letters from Arthur Douglas Crease to his brother, Lindley Crease, 1916.

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