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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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22 Jan Mon Rested all day. Thaw began but soon stopped & became colder than ever.

23 Jan Tues Drill & lectures. Very cold on parade.

24 Jan Wed Morning work only. In pm with Leighton of Middlesex. Fine sunny frosty day. Cold but bracing

25 Jan Cold & windy but fine. 26 Jan 27 Jan

28 Jan Sun Early service at Chaplain's. In am walked with Leighton to Boulogne - had bath & lunch at Hotel Louvre. Fine bright cold day with same easterly wind.

29 Mon Same weather

30 Tues Light snowfall - calm slightly warmer.

31 Wed Dentist 13 Stationing Hospl - warmer

1 Feb French officers visited School.

2 Feb Frid Colder than ever but bright.

3 Feb Sat Boulogne - bath, dinner at Mony's with Leighton

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

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