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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lost his life with the 7h Bn.
They say his foot was blown off & that he died of wounds.
I have just heard also of the death of a friend of the Fowkes, young R.B. Butler formerly of 11th CMR. His platoon commander has just told me the circumstances. Young Butler was a scout & he was out with his officer on the outpost line when he was struck in the back by a small piece of shrapnel. They thought nothing of it but later on when it got stiff & sore Butler put on his equipment & said he would go out & have it dressed. He has died in hospital. His officer McKinnon said he always thought the world of
BC Archives, MS-0055 Box 15 File 2 / CREASE FAMILY / Letters from Arthur Douglas Crease to his brother, Lindley Crease, 1917.