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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Meg was as nice as she could be & is clearly endeavouring to silence her sorrow in many wise activities.
Uncle is is showing age in his gait but no falling off in his great kindliness and desire to bring pleasure to others. There are still seven servants in the house and about 4 outside the house is as well kept as ever but there is some falling off in the garden.
Jess is the mainspring memoria technica of the whole place. Everything revolves around her. She leads a busy but not hurried life. The luxury here is most delightful to me but as a consequence I have developed some rheumatic trouble. However a return to the trenches will cure that. Our front now is at Souchez opposite
BC Archives, MS-0055 Box 15 File 1 / CREASE FAMILY / Letters from Arthur Douglas Crease to his brother, Lindley Crease, 1916.