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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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Wed Oct 25 Raining. Chg Inquiry into Trench feet. Tordiffe celebrated his [illegible]

Thurs Oct 26 Fire-Drill

Frid Oct 27 Walked to Transport Lines at Bracquencourt. Lunched with Pooley. Caught in heavy rain

Sat Oct 28 Fine - Recd draft of about 150 men from 103rd. Took advance party in to trenches - Tordiffe went to Boulogne & McCan to A Co. V. muddy & slippery. HQ in comfortable dug out with brazier

Sund Oct 29 Some rain - Made tour of all posts at night. Very quiet. Rather Gas alert.

Mon Oct 30 Mod. W fromS. Gas alert relaxed -

Tues Oct 31 As usual

Wed Nov 1 Practice stand to

Thurs Nov 2 Given command of working parties - arranged defer that practice stand to

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

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