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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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BC Archives MS-0055BC Archives MS-2879



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My dear brother

After a heavy rain we have been enjoying a bright day with a gale of wind and what the aerial observers call good visibility. (There I had to stop) 29.8.17. More rain but we are not in the trenches on the contrary we are "at rest" in billets after a very strenuous time, the hardest the Bn has ever had.

As usual I was ordered out of the line before the business began & so I am here. As a result I have come to the conclusion that I must leave the battalion whenever the C.O. considers that a suitable opportunity has arrived.

It is no use being an assist adjt if I am not an understudy of the whole

BC Archives, MS-0055 Box 15 File 3 / CREASE FAMILY / Letters from Arthur Douglas Crease to his brother, Lindley Crease, 1917.

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