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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apparently quite reckless know how to take care of themselves. They are indeed magnificent fellows & wonderfully cheerful considering that they have been in the trenches practically for 11 months without leave.
In that time they have been through some of the most desperate affairs & of course have lost many of their member. It has been beautiful weather but tonight there has been a shower of rain which has made a lot of slippery mud.
When we get out we shall enjoy the quiet days & nights which we expect to get some day. It is a marvellous sight to see a night bombardment. Suddenly the darkness is split all round with sheets of flame from the batteries & bursting shells
BC Archives, MS-2879 Box 69 File 1 / CREASE FAMILY / Selected letters from Arthur Douglas Crease to his mother, Sarah Crease, 1916-1918.