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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me back to lunch with his outfit, a supply park to an ammunition column which I found luxuriously camped on a lawn surrounding by shady elms with the ruins of a fine abbey church at the end.
They lived in canvas tents, they have electric light, baths, white tablecloths & napkins. They drink tea out of china cups & they are not restricted for baggage. I have seen nothing so luxurious in any mess.
After a meal they set out under the trees & listen to a band while looking at about the finest view in France. They are high up & catch all the breeze which has now become
BC Archives, MS-0055 Box 15 File 2 / CREASE FAMILY / Letters from Arthur Douglas Crease to his brother, Lindley Crease, 1917.