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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I have rather let them down.
Clarence Pitts has been sent to England with laryngitis but I think there were many others who could have gone on this score. If possible I will send you a copy of a magazine called Colour which is rather good. I am also sending Nell a a bunch of postcards of this neighbourhood & place which really need explanation to make them refreshing. The town ones mean a lot to those going or coming on leave. Most of the big buildings are hospitals. It is very hard to say whether the time we spend on drill could better not be spent in extending our scanty supply of strategical
BC Archives, MS-0055 Box 15 File 3 / CREASE FAMILY / Letters from Arthur Douglas Crease to his brother, Lindley Crease, 1917.