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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Mon 20 Major Ross went on leave. Grimmett took over Co. Five & then [illegible] - Marched out to front line
Wed 22 Nov Walked to Ablain with Montgomery to attend FGCM at wh. I prosecuted Pvt Collins. Had hot bath and change of underwear.
Thurs 23 Nov Went to ? HQ to see map. Had talk with Brig Genl Kitchen
Frid 24 Usual routine - Inter Co - relief
Sat 25 Raining
Mon 26 Raid by 31st
Tues 27 Lorette spur - mines blown up and attack made on our right with fair success
Nov 30 Fine and cold with some fog and on this day threw live bombs. Walked with Major Graham at night to Bouvigny Huts for lecture on staff organization.
BC Archives, MS-2879 Box 82 File 2 / CREASE FAMILY / Diary of Arthur Douglas Crease, 1915 - 1917.