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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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Jun 6 [illegible] is [illegible]. 3 officers [illegible].‎
7. Normal case [illegible].‎
8. Went in motor to PORZ to 48th Bally [illegible] lunch with Major McFall of 6 [illegible] the [illegible] of Victoria. [illegible] day with little [illegible].‎
9. [illegible] at 6 [illegible] I ached as [illegible] member
10. Glorious weather I had a fine [illegible] with Major Duncan w [illegible] of Godesberg Castle
11 [illegible] 4th [illegible]
12. [illegible] parade in [illegible] 13. I heard a beautiful concert in [illegible]
Elly [illegible] praises [illegible] soprano. [illegible] [illegible]
Played my favourite waltz no 39 by Brahams
18 During week [illegible] today weather has been wild [illegible]. Some roses are to be seen I had one or two fine rides [illegible] better in consequence
20. Scotty Capt A. Richmond [illegible] [illegible] went to new area Profondeville [illegible] Namur to arrange [illegible] [illegible] of Cologne to get evidence motor took 2 hours to come home. Cold [illegible]
21. [illegible] [illegible] [illegible] [illegible] but weather lovely [illegible] for walks each day with Col Colman or Major Rispin

BC Archives, MS-2879 Box 83 File 1 CREASE FAMILY "Diary of the War", diary and scrapbook of Arthur Douglass Crease, 1915-1919.

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