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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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English level green meadows rounded trees.

Otta R on left St. Lawrence on right. Crossed junction of two at Vaudreuil.

Battn. march complimented by Gen Hughes & HRH esp on marching. Left at noon - arrd suburb of Montreal at 4.45. Left at 5.15. Then travelled thro lovely country in lovely weather. New sleeper [illegible]. Wrote Nell.

Tuesday 30 May Struck tidal water on St. Lawrence this side of Rimouski having passed Quebec in night. Followed down Matapedia R though slightly settled country to salt water at Matapedia.

Reached Campbellton NB at 1.30. Muster parade & march in rain. Overtook No. 1 train here & 89th overtook us.

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

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