Thomas Bromley Shaw, item 82

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lines with officer who

has been transferred to

another Regiment. The 

two things that have 

struck me most is the

terrible language of the

men continually even

under the greatest danger

they curse frightfully &

the other is how

selfish they are, the 

government provide 

sufficient for all, but

it is every man

for himself. I am

lost without Hill. I 

haven't a pal at all.

Friday I moved into word under

very heavy fire & then


right side


back again. Sat morning

digging trench under heavy

artillery fire. went back

for dinner & just at entrance

to dug out hit on neck

by shrapnel. Went to 1st

dressing station then walked

to Foncquevillers villas. 5pm then motor

ambulance to Bienvillas

then motor ambulance to

hospital at Sonastre then

motor ambulance to Doullens

porridge & coffee for breakfast

very nice. Nice hot dinner

& sleep till tea time. Decent

tea then motor bus through

Doullens to hospital train

sat night opposite c/31

canadian soldier from

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lines with officer who

has been transferred to

another Regiment. The 

two things that have 

struck me most is the

terrible language of the

men continually even

under the greatest danger

they curse frightfully &

the other is how

selfish they are, the 

government provide 

sufficient for all, but

it is every man

for himself. I am

lost without Hill. I 

haven't a pal at all.

Friday I moved into word under

very heavy fire & then


right side


back again. Sat morning

digging trench under heavy

artillery fire. went back

for dinner & just at entrance

to dug out hit on neck

by shrapnel. Went to 1st

dressing station then walked

to Foncquevillers villas. 5pm then motor

ambulance to Bienvillas

then motor ambulance to

hospital at Sonastre then

motor ambulance to Doullens

porridge & coffee for breakfast

very nice. Nice hot dinner

& sleep till tea time. Decent

tea then motor bus through

Doullens to hospital train

sat night opposite c/31

canadian soldier from


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  • May 30, 2019 02:56:24 Thomas A. Lingner

    lines with officer who

    has been transferred to

    another Regiment. The 

    two things that have 

    struck me most is the

    terrible language of the

    men continually even

    under the greatest danger

    they curse frightfully &

    the other is how

    selfish they are, the 

    government provide 

    sufficient for all, but

    it is every man

    for himself. I am

    lost without Hill. I 

    haven't a pal at all.

    Friday I moved into word under

    very heavy fire & then


    right side


    back again. Sat morning

    digging trench under heavy

    artillery fire. went back

    for dinner & just at entrance

    to dug out hit on neck

    by shrapnel. Went to 1st

    dressing station then walked

    to Foncquevillers villas. 5pm then motor

    ambulance to Bienvillas

    then motor ambulance to

    hospital at Sonastre then

    motor ambulance to Doullens

    porridge & coffee for breakfast

    very nice. Nice hot dinner

    & sleep till tea time. Decent

    tea then motor bus through

    Doullens to hospital train

    sat night opposite c/31

    canadian soldier from


  • May 30, 2019 02:54:28 Thomas A. Lingner

    lines with officer who

    has been transferred to

    another Regiment. The 

    two things that have 

    struck me most is the

    terrible language of the

    men continually even

    under the greatest danger

    they curse frightfully &

    the other is how

    selfish they are, the 

    government provide 

    sufficient for all, but

    it is every man

    for himself. I am

    lost without Hill. I 

    haven't a pal at all.

    Friday I moved into word under

    very heavy fire & then


    right side


    back again. Sat morning

    digging trench under heavy

    artillery fire. went back

    for dinner & just at entrance

    to dug out hit on neck

    by shrapnel. Went to 1st

    dressing station then wi


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