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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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Sunday 4 June Early Communion in Sergts smoking room. Battn Church parade on poop at 10am. Still perfectly calm & fine. Fog lifted about 9 am. Run to noon 331 miles. Sunshine & light easterly wind. False alarm 2.30.

Mon 5 June Fine day & calm sea. Attg Bn Ord Room 89th Bn as witness Col. Nasmith presiding. Practice alarm at 3pm. Phys jerks & marching 11 to 12 noon. Run 511 miles.

Tuesd 6 June Fine & calm. Practice with bow & stern guns at 9 am. Phys jerks & marching 9-10. Expect to reach danger zone tomorrow am. Sea rising a little

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

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