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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 7 Nov Rained hard - Trenches going in

Wed 8th Rained hard at night and still raining. Trenches and dug outs - falling very bad. After attg HQ made a trip with Sgt Ellis to Kellet L and soon found myself over my knees

Thurs 9 Took advance party into our old lines in Souchez sector. Bright sun but very muddy

unlimited mud and water

12 Novr Changed lines with A Co. Very pleasant to get back to these quarters.

13 Novr Still fine - everyone resting this morning - badly needed

14 Novr Tues Fine weather and conditions much better but most of us feeling pretty poorly

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

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