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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My dear brother
An officer has just told me that Tunnard was wounded after doing so well that he was recommended for the M.C. My informant told me that he was in London walking about with his arm in a sling so he is not so badly off. They say that when seen that he was trying to get some money to buy a cap as he had no headcovering at all.
Today's paper gives the good news that some other Canadian Battalion has cleaned up the famous "Pimple" on [redacted]
I have walked along [redacted] at this point examining the spot from just outside the German wire in bright moonlight trying to pick up information as I quite
BC Archives, MS-0055 Box 15 File 3 / CREASE FAMILY / Letters from Arthur Douglas Crease to his brother, Lindley Crease, 1917.