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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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June 11. Major Wilmot & Col Ross came back .

13. Bn sports - V. hot. 16. Bde sports - V. hot - 2q Bn 48 points 28th Bn 29 pts ; 27th 23 pts & 31st 21 pts. Bn also won sevl points in Bde horse show.

17. Sund. Ch Parade. Inform Maj. Wilmot Major W.M. Maclean & I rode to Bengin and had a swim in the lakes found in old stone quarries. A great day.

23. Div. sports at [illegible] Brilliant day . Crowds - 2q Bn won 3 firsts 1. extra [illegible] baseball, tug of war (of course) & boxing. I had a very pleasant chat with Maj Genl Sir Arthur Currie just knighted & confirmed as our Commander.

24. Sund. Long ride with Maj. Luchinnot[?] in direction of Bethune.

29. Inspection by [illegible] - quite satisfactory

30. LtGenl Sir Arthur Currie paid us a long informal visit. Ten competitions.

July 1 Sund. 50 arrived of [illegible] of Canada. Held Bde Ch Parade [illegible]

BC Archives, MS-2879

Box 83, File 1


"Diary of the War", diary and scrapbook of Arthur Douglas Crease. 1915-1919.

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