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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He is of an affectionate disposition and would not, except through thoughtlessness, do what he knew would cause his parents great pain, and yet he goes on.
I feel that his actions are beyond his mental control. In any event his mentality is not strong.
My prospects of sailing within about a week are fairly good. I went up to Canadian Hqrs in London yesterday & found that they were really pushing my papers along.
By the way my bank a/c was so low that I thought I had better draw on your credit with the Bank of B.N.A. in London for £75 which I did & this amount I now owe you.
I will ask Nell to let you have it in case anything should go wrong.
It is quite possible that I may be held up in the concentration camp in Wales but that will depend on the shipping situation.
Arthur D. Crease
BC Archives, MS-0055 Box 15 File 5 / CREASE FAMILY / Letters from Arthur Douglas Crease, his brother, Lindley Crease, 1919.