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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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Delayed about 6 hours. East of Keefers by break down of engine having overhauled Train 1 at Keefers. Day fine.

Thurs 25 May Passed through Rockies. Reached Calgary at 12.10 when had short march escorted by troop of RNWMP & band. Rained later. At Medicine Hat had a short march at about 5pm in rain & mud. Snowed later.

Friday 26 May Arr. Brandon Man. at 12.40. Short march thro town. v. friendly + streets clean.

Winnipeg 5.15 pm. March thro town. Major Cooper GSO Sewell Camp reported that Inspr Genl Hughes very pleased with left half. Pulled out 6.15. Great times at Kenora at 11pm. Rt ½ just in front.

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

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