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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have been most keenly contested. Perhaps the keenest of all was a race in full marching order. A squad from each company is paraded & closely inspected by a committee of officers then they are marched about 100 yards empty their packs fill them up again fall in slope arms & march back to the starting point where they lay out their kits in the official manner. They get chief points for neatness cleanliness completeness & uniformity. The have to stand stock still during inspection in the boiling sun but still they were keen & there is more heart burning & discussion
BC Archives, MS-0055 Box 15 File 2 / CREASE FAMILY / Letters from Arthur Douglas Crease to his brother, Lindley Crease, 1917.