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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Bournevill (?) Ditto
OC "C" C0
I have the honour to recommend #442919 Serght D.W.Gillespie for honourable distinction on account of his marked bravery and devotion to duty
while acting as Platoon Sergeant of #13 Platoon when his platoon was engaged in digging an assembly trench in front of 29th Bn frontage on night of 11/12 Sept instant. He was killed while supervising and assisting his men +his last words were " Carry on boys, the work must be finished" thereby setting a magnificent example to Others.
I have the honour to be Sir Yr obedt Servt