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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I won't be an altogether hopelessly backwards in the way of Victoria's happenings - It is not long ago since I saw Arthur, but unfortunately didn't have an opportunity of chatting with him alone. It is unnecessary to say that he is "doing his bit" in more ways than one, because in this game one is not exactly able to pick & choose his way or those who are to accompany him along it, as you can readily believe - Joe Bridgman, who is now acting Q.M. of the Bn is not more than ½ hr. away from here & I had him down to dinner at our Mess about a wk. ago. He is as fit as a proverbial "fiddle" & appeared to be bearing up well under the strain of the multitudinous duties of a Bn Q.M. undertaken for the 1st time on short notice - They may become far more arduous before long - Morkill I have seen quite often. He has been
BC Archives, MS-0055 Box 15 File 2 / CREASE FAMILY / Letters from Arthur Douglas Crease to his brother, Lindley Crease, 1917.