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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expected to have this job to do.
The paper says that 2 officers were killed but knowing what the work was it appears to me that our casualties were very light. The artillery must have done very good work to make it possible.
The work at the school gets more & more interesting. Today we had an extensive defence scheme & only 1½ hrs to work it out including reconnaissance.
That is quite impossible so one does what one can. We make little syndicates of 4 comprising a Bn Commd Adjt + 2 other staff officers.
In all the schemes they have done me the honour to elect me O.C. but I am afraid
BC Archives, MS-0055 Box 15 File 3 / CREASE FAMILY / Letters from Arthur Douglas Crease to his brother, Lindley Crease, 1917.