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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to say that they would never have guessed that I was a Canadian. So far most of our instruction has been elementary & of the rubbing up order but already we have had some information & instruction on the forthcoming operation.
These will be conducted in a new way but you are not likely to hear much about the way until the war is over. It is intended for a surprize to brother Fritz who will probably not realize what has happened to him for quite a little time.
Its success is practically certain for it has been thoroughly tested. It is the very class of change wh I have all along thought was necessary though I could not possibly have worked out the detail. Dear love to Mother & love to Susie and Zeffie.
Yours affect brother
BC Archives, MS-0055 Box 15 File 2 / CREASE FAMILY / Letters from Arthur Douglas Crease to his brother, Lindley Crease, 1917.