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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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Oct 16 Mon Ordered to take all Coy MGs into front line near Souchey. Did so & relieved 8 Lincoln about 4 pm. Fine - Fairly good dugouts. Front line bad. Minenwerfers & light mortar stuff from Fritz. Little artillery - no bullets except snipers. Actg as 2 in C.

Oct 17 Tues Dull work. Going the rounds of trenches & much time in dug outs. - Some heavy minenwerfers thrown on the trenches.

Oct 18 Wed Raining & most disagreable day & night. Work parties at night.

Oct 19 Thurs

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

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