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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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Sat May 20 Nell & I had tea at Pentrelew & said goodbye to all there. Also saw Freda in bed at hospital.

Sund May 21 Early service with Nell & Harry at St. Mary's. Our chaplin Col. Andrews officiating. Then whole family motored to Wright's at Sooke for day. Nell & I had quiet evening.

Monday 22 May Said goodbye to office. Dinner at home. In eveg to Bantam Revue at Royal Vic - v. good & light. Slept at home.

Tues 23 Marching order parade & rest of day hanging about Willows doing odd things.

Wed May 24 Victoria or Empire Day. Orderly officer on Train 2. [illegible] meals served by commissariat car to men in own cars. Food excellent. 1 platoon each care offrs v. comfortable. Good reception at Kamloops.

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

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