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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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Weddy July 5 Baird left for unknown destinn at front. Later Andrews McKenzie & I were ordered to report to Otterpool at once & so packed up & motored over. Later caught 1st train to London. Reached [illegible] at 5.15

Thurs July 6 Left for London again at 8.10. Bought outfit. Left Liverpool St 3.10. Reached Carleton about 7 pm. Found Uncle & Jess & Frank children Bridget Sally & Mary. Bicycled over to Caistor to see Cecil & Con Gurney. Lovely house & garden.

Frid July 7. Went round the place with Jess before bkfast. She drove me to [illegible] looking in at the Church & churchyard on the way. Raining. Arrd to leave surplus baggage of Carleton sending it to Hethersett GER.

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

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