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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Le Touquet France 12 10.16
My dear brother
While I wish to write to you the mood for letter writing is not on me therefore the result I am afraid will be dull in the extreme. You will have heard from Nell that our tour of duty at the front has been completed for the time and that the remains of the Bn are now in rest billets & that I in charge of a small party of men from our Divn have been sent here for a course of special instruction on the Lewis machine gun. By the way, the scope & limitations of that gun
Did you hear how an aeroplane took 40 prisoners
BC Archives, MS-0055 Box 15 File 1 / CREASE FAMILY / Letters from Arthur Douglas Crease to his brother, Lindley Crease, 1916.