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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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Sat 30 June 1917 - Lt Gen'l Sir Arthur Currie paid us a long informal call in morning - Bn competitions all morning - Heavy rain recd day

Sunday 1 July 1915 - 50th Anniv. of Confed. of Can - Bde Ch. Parade - Army Commdr Gen'l Horne & Divn Can present. Move order came in.

Monday 2 July - Bn moved forward to Bouvigny Boqeffs . Self & 11 other officers went to Barlin to GCM at wh. I prs. Offr acquitted . Lunched with 4th Bdge - Dined at Stensin with Clyne when met Major Burch & Stan Okell.

Thursday 3 July - In evening POW input in while training details with Capt Briggs went to Petit Saurs I plan life at night.

Wednesday 4th July - Details shaking down - Getting settled & [illegible] & nominal rolls.

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

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