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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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BC Archives MS-0055BC Archives MS-2879



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Apl 20 1916 Second inoculation for typhoid

Apl 29 Third ditto

May 23 After many false alarms 88th Battn CEF Col Rous Cullin commanding embarked on Princess Charlotte at 5.00 p.m. having had a magnificent & hearty & sympathetic crowd which seemed to be composed of psnl friends. Scene of moving colour of massed heads on wharf seen from steamer bridge never to be forgotten. Day perfect. Saw Nell on way down & Maud & Tom in town. Also Mother Susie + Zeffie at Pentrelew. Lindley walking down with me. Embarked at Vancouver. Rd ½ in Train No. 1 under Major Harrison Train 2nd half including Cos. 3 & 4 under Col. Our train left at midnight. All orderly well behaved & cheerful.

BC Archives, MS-2879 Box 82 File 2 / CREASE FAMILY / Diary of Arthur Douglas Crease, 1915-1917.

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