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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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Monday 11 June - Maj N Wilmot came back

Tuesday 12 June - Col Ross came back

Wed 13 June - Bn sports. V. hot

Saturday 16 June - Bde Sport. V. hot - 29th - 48 points; 28th Bn 29 pt; 27th - 23 pts; 31st - 21 pts. 29th also won several points at Bde horseshow - Kirland, Gimmell, MacLean, Majors

Sund 17 - Ch. Parade. In pm. Major Wilmot, Major W.N. MacLean & I rode to Bengin. V. hot. Splendid swim in disused iron quarry.

Sat 23 - Division Games at Confyng - Brilliant day - crowded - 29th won 3 firsts, 1 2nd , 1 extra Baseball, Tug of war & boxing. Had a chat with Maj-Gen'l Sir Arthur W Currie just knighted & made Corps Commander.

Sunday 24th June - Long ride with Maj Wilmot in direction of Bethune.

Friday 29 June - Inspection by Gen'l Burshall Divn Commdr. Quite satisfactory.

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

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