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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require a great effort.
I see from the Colonist that Henry Croft is dead. He has had a varied career. I always think of him as running the Chemainus hill with Angus.
So Bill Rockford has turned up - he is a bit of a rotter. I am afraid D'Oyly is rather better & Henry the black sheep is turning out quite well as a N.C.O.
This last job the Canadians had is one of the few cases I actually know of where there was actual hand to hand fighting & lots of it. We fought with German weapons almost as much as our own. German machine guns, trench mortars
BC Archives, MS-0055 Box 15 File 3 / CREASE FAMILY / Letters from Arthur Douglas Crease to his brother, Lindley Crease, 1917.