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
Two of three letters from you came in together, one containing a watercolour sketch on a card probably by Mrs. Wallich and a postcard view of Beacon Hill Park - for all of them I thank you.
It strikes one rather suddenly that now is the time for Christmas letters. What to say at Christmas time is rather a puzzle. Of course with us one time is much like another except that such landmarks in the calendar mark the progress of time and make one say "Another Christmas."
Living the comparatively peaceful life that we do now of holding front line trenches in a quiet
BC Archives, MS-0055 Box 15 File 3 / CREASE FAMILY / Letters from Arthur Douglas Crease to his brother, Lindley Crease, 1917.