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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 11 Mar. Willie Langley rode over to look me up

Mon 12 Mar. Charlie Pooley left for England

Wed 14 Mar. Col Rous Cullin and Col Milne of 158 Bn with Bridgman lunched with us at Mias nil Bouche & stayed night.

Sat 17 Mar Meredith returned

18 " Went over to Chau de la Haie with Col Cullin where we found Carew Martin

Tues 20 Mar - Col Cullin & Col Milne left. Storm of wind & rain & snow

Thurs 22. More snow. Arthur Lane paid us a call. also Pte Palmer former office boy. 25th Bn advance party came in. 2 i/c Cos to the line to prospect.

Frid. 23 Mar. Marched to Bois des Alleux In evening walked into Neuville St Vaast with Col & Adjt & took up our quarters in cellar. Fine

Satdy 24 Fine - Snowdrop from front line trench. This town shelled & cons. enemy aeroplane work

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

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