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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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Sund Jan 7 Meredith went on leave. Ch. Parade at 10 am. Musketry & Bombing going on.

Mon Jan 8 Inspect by Genl Burstall Div. Commander, myself adjutant. Cold. Major Latta turned up

Tues Jan 9 Went back to front line. Book lost (code)

Wed Jan 10 Major Wilmot returned. Col Ray & offrs of 4th Bn visited the trenches also Genl - Gr strafer on far left

Thurs Jan 11 Finished 25 hours spell of duty - at 6 AM. Loss of book reported to Bde

Fri Jan 12 Walked to Bouvigny to Gouy Servins to Verdrel to Bracquencourt & back to Trenches about 20 miles. Saw Col. Ross at Transport.

Sat Jan 13 Snowed at night. Considerable TM strafing - Came out to Ablain. Code book found in kit of Major R.

S J 14

M Jan 15

T Jan 16

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

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