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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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Tues 22 Muster parade in am. Drill in pm.

Wed 23 Drill & training in am. Off'rs meet'g in pm. Paid fr 22.50 to PayM for band.

Thurs 24 Aug 6am miniature rifle range. Discharged cook off'rs mess, Sainsbury.

Friday 25 Lewis took on cook's job. Played D Co at cricket. Officers & NCOs & got badly beaten.

Sat'dy 26 Aug Training as usual. Heavy showers wh. soaked everyone. In pm fine & warm. With Harper bathed in canal. Delightful to get a wash. Walked in eve'g with Major Graham beautiful eve'g light. Can see flares on the front & steamers in Channel.

Sund 27 Aug Ch. Parade at Bolzeele Brigade. In PM went for a quiet walk by self & found a corner out of wind in wh. to write & read & make a cup of tea.

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

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