Transcription Page

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.

*All transcriptions are provided by volunteers, and the accuracy of the transcriptions is not guaranteed. Please be sure to verify the information by viewing the image record, or visiting the BC Archives in person. 

BC Archives MS-0055BC Archives MS-2879



Current Page Transcription [edit] [history]


Jan 27. Got my letters at last. Nell talks of sending Harry to Port Hope. Bad news from Hischauds. The papers for my recall to Canada arr'd.

29. Weather cold & dull. Sharp walks for an hour each day made me feel better & sleep better - Strikes all over the world. 3rdDiv start'd for England. I heard that Frank L. had been given C.B.

31. Still colder. Coal shortage getting serious - Snow falling again.

Feb 1. A daily walk for an hour with Rispin is a splendid set me up.

2. Sunday. Ch. Parade - Walk with "Rip" through the snow - It keeps s. misty.

3. Went to Mepion to FECM 6thBde . Dull cold & occasional snowfalls.

4. Saw a glint of blue sky for a moment.

5. Thaw - rain & snow. We all say this must be a delightful place in summer. Snow fell steadily.

6. Sun came out a little so tried a few exposures. Men fish steadily in the [illegible] whr it snows or not & catch poach wh. we eat.

7. Very cold night & had to scramble over the

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

Current Page Discussion [edit] [history]

Image 890 of 924