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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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V. hot. Reported & told no leave granted. Pleasant meals at estaminet.

Meals on boat 4/-

Sandria lunch 2 fr

Dinner 2.25 fr £1.00

Now worth 27.50 fr

Friday 4 Aug Bkfast 1.75 fr

Sea bathe in morning with Joe & Meredith. Very fine. On return formed new list arr'd wh. took Andrews to Roulers. Lunch 2.75 fr. Saw the draft off & then into Havre look'g at shops. V. interesting. Still hot but cool breeze by shore. Cashed cq for £6 at Coms.

Sat Aug 5 Another pleasant day. Walks about town. Sent off a colour book of Belgium to Lindley. After dinner strolled about country in neighbourhood. Capt Burrell (1st Pion) writing a book - How I saved myself in the war

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

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