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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Jess sends me a parcel regularly, food, books, socks & toiler paper & also writes regularly.
It seems doubtful if I shall ever be able to write or talk about what we have been through on the Somme (you know I came out the only officer in our Co. out of six). The Bn is covered with with glory & wounds.
It is time anyhow that we have experienced a good sample of all the horrors & trials in the first degree which this war can afford - I have a new idea of what men
BC Archives, MS-0055 Box 15 File 1 / CREASE FAMILY / Letters from Arthur Douglas Crease to his brother, Lindley Crease, 1916.