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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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Thurs 5th July - Parade in morning - P.T. - specialist training - Rode with Fred guard to les ais aux les Reitz.

Friday 6th - Major Latta came out last night - took over . Oliver & Rowan went to C.F.C . Smith went into line. Aldworth & hepworth went into line. Very fine. Carter , Hollis, Crawford, & McSpaddin returned from leave.

Sat 7 Major Kirkland came out. Training Co. 404 [illegible] went over to Bouvigny Buy Effles under Capt Briggs to Bde Training Divn under Major Reynolds.

Sunday 8th - Ch. Service at Divn. Gen'l Burstall attg

Sunday 9th July - Capt L Gordon went on leave. In pm. walked up to Von in support in Cite St Pierre. Very refresing being in Lievin & looking at Aupres & The Principle from rear. Lots of flowers & fruit.

Tuesday 10 : This night Bn moved up to L. Front.

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

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