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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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This sounds pessimistic & is probably not correct but that is the feeling we bring back from the front line. It is a comfort that it is obvious from questioning German prisoners that they not only feel the same way but with less hope. I saw a most dramatic incident in the dusk of evening silhouetted against the sky. Some German prisoners trying to come in & being pursued & killed to the last man by German artillery & bullets

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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