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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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Revolver Drill

1. Grip handle tightly

2. [alternatly ?] press release trigger

3. Taking a mark, raise arm, kill sighted at same time pressing trigger wout dropping hammer

4. Snap continuously at aiming mark . Range 20 yard & delib. 6 rounds - thumb cocked - uncocked - 6 rounds 15 sec - Pull up hammer - Uncocked. 6 rounds. 6 long 15 sec 40 yds - advancing. uncocked. 1 shot every 2 paces Unload - Only force] to have aim before he comes back. Make him snap off & unload.

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

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