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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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Time put on 1 hour at [midnight]

Sund 25 Mch. Fine - visit from 20 Imperial officers - 1 killed (Howarth K03B) Had a bath to the tune of bursting shells

Mond 26 Mch - Went out to Transport last night. Bad night & feeling seedy. F.G. Can - at wh I prosecuted Cpt Johnson & P McMurray. Transport hve moved West. Walked back to lines with Bridgman & Corbett

Tues 27. 132 5.9: in am - Sleety

Wed 28. Raid by 27 at 4 AM on our front some not up on right & left front. Major Reynolds turned up

Thur 29. Mar Relieved 27 'our' front hi complete about 2 am Major Latta & I reached Bn HQ about 3.40 am. No casualties 31st pulled off successful raid at 7.20 pm. 2 prisoners.

Satdy 30 Sunday 31} Heavy enemy shelling on 31st Bn Hqrs blown in one & Haydock batman buried but not hurt - and shell carried away latrine at entrance & blew off the door - wonderfully few casualties

BC Archives, MS-2879 CREASE FAMILY Box 83 "Diary of the War," diary and scrapbook of Arthur Douglas Crease, 1915-1919. File 2

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