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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of him. He was wounded on 20th April just in front of the village most famous of all in the recent operations.
Today has been quite warm & it has been a treat to see the men absorbing the sunshine & relaxing under its influence.
I am not in the front line just now but even there it is fairly peaceful today though I hear there was a smart scrap at dawn. By the way you don't hear of the Canadians losing any ground as you do occasionally of Australians & Imperials. The Germans are quite right to call them first-class assaulting troops. They certainly are & their battlefield discipline
BC Archives, MS-0055 Box 15 File 2 / CREASE FAMILY / Letters from Arthur Douglas Crease to his brother, Lindley Crease, 1917.