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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a W.D. branch on casualties but find time for an occasional dance or play. I tried to see BS Perrin but did not get so far as his place. Trains were very awkward & having lost a connection or two & not feeling well I went to my hotel for a rest. The luxury of that hotel was a real treat. I got a small room with a bath &c attached and revelled in the cleanness the excellent & convenient lighting and the ample opportunities for washing as often as I liked.
Everything cost more & my leave must have cost me £50 for which there is little to show now. However I assure you my turn out is quite smart now. As the Brigade Major said today àpropos of impending inspection by Corps Commander "I want all the officers dressed up to the nines like Crease here"
BC Archives, MS-0055 Box 15 File 4 / CREASE FAMILY / Letters from Arthur Douglas Crease to his brother, Lindley Crease, 1918.