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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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Mon 17 July Nothing special today.

Tues 18 Last parade of 88th. Marched to East Sandling 16 miles. Good day. Found ourselves attached to 30th Bn & in huts for first time. Shared room with Major Moberley & good mess & men & officers. Comfortable. Lovely neighbours.

Wed 19 Went in search of dentist with Joe to Shorncliffe. Afterwards very pleasant lunch at Royal Kent Hotel Sandgate.

On return to camp found that all of us for overseas had three days leave. Rushed for train & caught it. No luck in town. Stayed at Windsor Hotel & spent pleasant evening with Mary Bell & K.T.

Thurs 20 Caught 10.15 am train at Liverpool St with Joe & booked for Ipswich. £5.00 from bank.

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

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