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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now. A certain amount of it is good but when it has to be continuously suppressed in order to follow a sedentary life it leads to great restlessness as I know to my cost. As I told you once I would have covered the whole world by now if I could. This life does not satisfy it much. The Somme campaign was all right. There was lots of adventure there but now the front line is only monotonous especially when one spends all one's time in a dugout & is debarred from no man's land. In our last sector no man's land was a paradise for patrols. It was big in all directions. Travelling was good & there was little wire. The Boche was sufficiently enterprising to give
BC Archives, MS-0055 Box 15 File 4 / CREASE FAMILY / Letters from Arthur Douglas Crease to his brother, Lindley Crease, 1918.