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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 12 Sept More heavy shelling on our trench. German aeroplane brot down just outside the trench all in flames. Out in front all night again with working party. No casualties but marvellous escapes. Got back to our trench absly "all in.|

Wed'dy 13 Moved into reserve but heavy cannonading of nearby batteries did not help. Rain.

Thurs 14 Sept The Way. Recd 10 lrs from home, 2 papers & 1 parcel 38 observn ballon in sight & numberless planes. Catterpillars - Custance currd by badly wounded.

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

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