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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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Mond July 10 Still no orders. In pm went for a walk with Joe. Heard of BC Scriven's death.

Tuesd July 11 Rec'd notice of appt up to 29th Bn with Bridgman Andrews Capt McKenzie Pemberton. After a late bkfast & early lunch Joe & I went to Ashford & walked back making a northerly circuit - the first & most interesting country we have struck. Fine park at Mersham Hatch Hall. Heaps of rabbits. Anot[her] aeroplane raid last night but knew nothing of it. Fire orders to stand by.

Wed'dy July 12 Anot[her] pleasant walk with Joe to Bonington via Mil Canal & Postling Green. On returning found we were ordered back to Lydd tomorrow. Howard joined us today. Cashed cq for £6.

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

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