John Breed, Diary and Training diary, item 4

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February 2nd Friday

Had breakfast & returned to camp. Orderly Officer

staying in to lunch, tea & Dinner. Censored

all letters.  Cap't. H.g. & Coulman phoned me

met them at "Hotel au Bras D'or. H.G. & C

slept there.  no more room so I went again

to "Hotel Jardin De Hiver".


February 3rd. Saturday.

Returned to camp, shaved and had breakfast

& lunch there. Went to Ordnance. Sent for from

there 3:30 pm. Had orders to entrain @ 6/30pm

at Point 3. Had change of Ration & Baggage

party. Drew rations for 2 days at Point 4

Then went to Point 3 & help to get on guns.

Men in cattle truck (30 men in a truck) very

amusing their efforts to keep warm by fires etc.

6 officers in an old 2nd class carriage. all

windows broken.


February 4. Sunday

All 6 of us slept very badly.  mixed up like

sardines but quite cheery. Spent whole day

in train with exception of few minutes at

estaminas at stopping places where. we got

omlettes & coffee. Otherwise bully beef and

biscuits were the staple diet.

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February 2nd Friday

Had breakfast & returned to camp. Orderly Officer

staying in to lunch, tea & Dinner. Censored

all letters.  Cap't. H.g. & Coulman phoned me

met them at "Hotel au Bras D'or. H.G. & C

slept there.  no more room so I went again

to "Hotel Jardin De Hiver".


February 3rd. Saturday.

Returned to camp, shaved and had breakfast

& lunch there. Went to Ordnance. Sent for from

there 3:30 pm. Had orders to entrain @ 6/30pm

at Point 3. Had change of Ration & Baggage

party. Drew rations for 2 days at Point 4

Then went to Point 3 & help to get on guns.

Men in cattle truck (30 men in a truck) very

amusing their efforts to keep warm by fires etc.

6 officers in an old 2nd class carriage. all

windows broken.


February 4. Sunday

All 6 of us slept very badly.  mixed up like

sardines but quite cheery. Spent whole day

in train with exception of few minutes at

estaminas at stopping places where. we got

omlettes & coffee. Otherwise bully beef and

biscuits were the staple diet.


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  • March 23, 2017 23:12:57 Cheryl Ellsworth

    February 2nd Friday

    Had breakfast & returned to camp. Orderly Officer

    staying in to lunch, tea & Dinner. Censored

    all letters.  Cap't. H.g. & Coulman phoned me

    met them at "Hotel au Bras D'or. H.G. & C

    slept there.  no more room so I went again

    to "Hotel Jardin De Hiver".


    February 3rd. Saturday.

    Returned to camp, shaved and had breakfast

    & lunch there. Went to Ordnance. Sent for from

    there 3:30 pm. Had orders to entrain @ 6/30pm

    at Point 3. Had change of Ration & Baggage

    party. Drew rations for 2 days at Point 4

    Then went to Point 3 & help to get on guns.

    Men in cattle truck (30 men in a truck) very

    amusing their efforts to keep warm by fires etc.

    6 officers in an old 2nd class carriage. all

    windows broken.


    February 4. Sunday

    All 6 of us slept very badly.  mixed up like

    sardines but quite cheery. Spent whole day

    in train with exception of few minutes at

    estaminas at stopping places where. we got

    omlettes & coffee. Otherwise bully beef and

    biscuits were the staple diet.

  • February 25, 2017 07:56:37 Erin Selvey

    February 2nd Friday

    Had breakfast & returned to camp. Orderly Officer

    staying in to lunch, tea & Dinner. Censored

    all letters.  Cap't. H.g. & Coulman phoned me

    met them at "Hotel au Bras D'or. H.G. & C

    slept there.  no more room so I went again

    to "Hotel Jardin De Hiver".


    February 3rd. Saturday.

    Returned to camp, shaved and had breakfast &

    lunch there. Went to Ordnance. Sent for from

    there 3:30 pm. Had orders to entrain @ 6/30pm

    at Point 3. Had change of Ration & Baggage

    partry. Drew rations for 2 days at Point 4

    Then went to Point 3 & help to get on guns.

    Men in cattle truck (30 men in a truck) very

    amusing their efforts to keep warm by fires etc.

    6 officers in an old 2nd class carriage. all

    windows broken.


    February 4. Sunday

    All 6 of us slept very badly.  mixed up like

    sardines but quite cheery. Spent whole day

    in train with exception of few minutes at

    estaminas at stopping places where. we got

    omlettes & coffee. Otherwise bully beef and

    biscuits were the staple diet.


  • February 23, 2017 08:02:54 Roia OBrien

    February 2nd Friday

    Had breakfast & returned to camp. Orderly

    staying in to lunch, tea & Dinner. ansored (sic)

    all letters.  Cap't. H.g. & Coulman phoned me

    met them at "Hotel au Bras D'or. H.G. & C

    slept there.  no more room so I went again

    to "Hotel Jardin De Hiver".


    February 3rd. Saturday.

    Returned to camp, shaved and had breakfast &

    lunch there. Went to Ordinance. Sent for from

    there 3:30 pm. Had orders to entrain @ 6/30pm

    at Point 3. Had change of Ration & Baggage

    pantry. Drew rations for 2 days at Point 4

    Then went to Point 3 & help to get on guns.

    When in cattle truck (30 men in a truck) very

    amusing their efforts to keep warm by fires etc.

    6 officers in an old 2nd class carriage. all

    windows broken.


    February 4. Sunday

    All 6 of us slept very badly.  mixed up like

    sardines but quite cheery. Spent whole day

    in train with exception of few minutes at

    estaminas at stopping places where. we got

    omletts (sic) & coffee. Otherwise bully beef and

    biscuits were the staple diet.


  • February 21, 2017 07:12:45 Maethel Medina

    February 2nd Friday

    Had breakfast returned to camp. Orderly

    staying in to lunch, tea, Dinner. Censored

    all letters. Cap't. HG., Coulman, showed me

    met them at "Hotel au Bras D'or. H.G., C

    lept there. no ore room so I went again

    to "Hotel Jardin De Hiver".


    February 3rd. Saturday.

    Returned to camp, shaved and had breakfast,

    lunch there. Went to Ordinance. Sent for from

    there 3:30 ppm. Had orders to entrain @ 6/30pm

    at Point 3. Had change of Ration, baggage,

    pantry. Drew rations for 2 days at Point 4

    Then went to Point 3, help to get on guns.

    When in cattle truck (30 men in a truck) very

    amusing their efforts to keep warm by fires etc.

    6 officers in an old 2nd class carriage. All

    windows broken.


    February 4. Sunday

    All 6 of us slept very badly.  messed up like

    sardines but quite cheery. Spent whole day

    in train with exception of few minutes at

    estaminas at stopping places where we got

    omeletts, coffee. Otherwise bully beef and

    biscuits were the staple diet.


  • December 2, 2016 11:53:59 Jake Warren

    February 2nd Friday

    Had breakfast returned to camp. Orderly

    staying in to lunch, tea, Dinner. Censored

    all letters.


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