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
First of all I want to thank for a tin of sweets & figs & raisins & then for a bunch of letters which met me on my return from leave. I forget how far I took you with me on my leave. Auntie Bar was too difficult to reach though I got a most reproachful letter from her just as I was leaving in answer to mine saying why I could not get to her. I lunched with Bea Goschen & had tea & supper with Meg & Birdie who is with her. Meg was looking better by far than I have ever seen her before. Her face has filled out & her eyes have returned to their normal importance in her face instead of startling one by their intensity of buried feeling. Birdie has changed likewise - she has lost much of her hardness and shows a great capacity for enjoyment. She works in
I have a letter from Mother for which I will thank her personally.
BC Archives, MS-0055 Box 15 File 4 / CREASE FAMILY / Letters from Arthur Douglas Crease to his brother, Lindley Crease, 1918.