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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Revolver Drill 1 Grip handle tightly 2 [alternatly ?] press release trigger 3. Taking a mark, raise arm fill signaled at [somewhere ?] pressing trigger would [stopping ?] [hammer ?] 4. Snap continuously at [away ?] mark Range 20 yard - [Delib ?] 6 rounds thumb cocked uncocked - 6 rounds 15 sec Pull up hammer Uncocked. 6 rounds. 6 [illegible] 15 sec 40 yds - advancing. uncocked. 1 shot every 2 paces Unload - Only [fire ?] to have arm - Before he coms back. Make him snap off [?]
BC Archives, MS-2879 Box 82 File 2, CREASE FAMILY, Dairy of Arthur Douglas Crease, 1915-1917