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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and during an attack is "which of my friends has gone this time?" There are several, of course, including one gallant & successful officer a member of this mess. However all that stuff comes out in the papers, so let it be.
The letter from Jess which I hope to remember to enclose will give you interesting news. I am glad in a way that Frank is not in Moscow but it looks rather as if he were missing his chances. However even so it is possible that a good many things are missing him. You remember Blinko who was once golf pro at Oak Bay? He joined our Bn as an officer since I left but I found that he had been left behind in a tent sick with only his batman for company.
I met Capt. Hebden Gillespie the other day. His is apparently attached to Col. Ogilvie in charge of transport or something. I also found young Pentreath of 102nd as Area Commandant here. He stutters dreadfully but seemed grateful for a little friendship. He has the prevailing idea of Joe Fall, I am sorry to find.
BC Archives, MS-0055 Box 15 File 4 / CREASE FAMILY / Letters from Arthur Douglas Crease to his brother, Lindley Crease, 1918.