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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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Saturday 14 April. [To] marches to front via Neuville [St ?] [Vaash ?] without def orders. Eventually [maor ?] [on ?] H.Q. in [0.6z ?] [name? ] [name ?] after having been up forward to [Crawer ?] [Haws ?] + [name ? ] [name ?]. Weather cold but fine many [illegible]. Sunday 15 april. [Illegible] [rois ?] [afreable ?] moved up to [hire ?] of [illegible] above Vimy with [Sr ?] H.Q. in [name ?] [illegible]. Monday 16 april - Effects of our shell fire especially on many [fracs ?] like the [illegible]. Views over Vimy Valley down towards [beyou ?] APRAS W South + LENS on North are wonderful. Water a difficulty. Weather had [illegible] [illegible] men much [illegible] French [illegible] 40 [mile] [front ?] Tues 17 Aprl. Weather better - great activity around us but our area quiet

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

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