Thomas Bromley Shaw, item 86

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Left page

Bandages off my neck

to night, only a seal

on now. Had my fingers

re-dressed at medical

room.

Wed. 24 April. Quarter Masters fatigues

drew rations then boxes of

equipment, Rifles & etc. back

about 3:35. Fairly easy day

went to 7 pm concert at night

Unexpectedly got orders to

pack up. Parade 2 - 15

station at 4 left Rouen

5 past 5 rode all night in trucks

arrived Etaples 9:30 only had

3 spent 1 1/2 on Sandwich at YMCA

in station. Walked round to

Infantry Base to see if they

had any letters of mine. but


Right page

got no satisfaction, saw

several men from the Pintz at

West Hartlepool. Called at

S. A. hut. they have opened

another hut since I was here

before. There was a meeting

on, but as a chap was waiting

for me I did not stay. will

go by myself if here to night.

Corporal Bingham gave me

half a Franc.

Sat. 27. Reveille 5:30, Gas

tests, went round to E. Infantry

Base to see if any letters, but no

luck. Saw several I know.

Sunday two light fatigues, went

to S. A. hut. Band just ready for

marching to other hut. I played

cornet. A splendid meeting.

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Left page

Bandages off my neck

to night, only a seal

on now. Had my fingers

re-dressed at medical

room.

Wed. 24 April. Quarter Masters fatigues

drew rations then boxes of

equipment, Rifles & etc. back

about 3:35. Fairly easy day

went to 7 pm concert at night

Unexpectedly got orders to

pack up. Parade 2 - 15

station at 4 left Rouen

5 past 5 rode all night in trucks

arrived Etaples 9:30 only had

3 spent 1 1/2 on Sandwich at YMCA

in station. Walked round to

Infantry Base to see if they

had any letters of mine. but


Right page

got no satisfaction, saw

several men from the Pintz at

West Hartlepool. Called at

S. A. hut. they have opened

another hut since I was here

before. There was a meeting

on, but as a chap was waiting

for me I did not stay. will

go by myself if here to night.

Corporal Bingham gave me

half a Franc.

Sat. 27. Reveille 5:30, Gas

tests, went round to E. Infantry

Base to see if any letters, but no

luck. Saw several I know.

Sunday two light fatigues, went

to S. A. hut. Band just ready for

marching to other hut. I played

cornet. A splendid meeting.


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  • July 19, 2019 21:12:14 Thomas A. Lingner

    Left page

    Bandages off my neck

    to night, only a seal

    on now. Had my fingers

    re-dressed at medical

    room.

    Wed. 24 April. Quarter Masters fatigues

    drew rations then boxes of

    equipment, Rifles & etc. back

    about 3:35. Fairly easy day

    went to 7 pm concert at night

    Unexpectedly got orders to

    pack up. Parade 2 - 15

    station at 4 left Rouen

    5 past 5 rode all night in trucks

    arrived Etaples 9:30 only had

    3 spent 1 1/2 on Sandwich at YMCA

    in station. Walked round to

    Infantry Base to see if they

    had any letters of mine. but


    Right page

    got no satisfaction, saw

    several men from the Pintz at

    West Hartlepool. Called at

    S. A. hut. they have opened

    another hut since I was here

    before. There was a meeting

    on, but as a chap was waiting

    for me I did not stay. will

    go by myself if here to night.

    Corporal Bingham gave me

    half a Franc.

    Sat. 27. Reveille 5:30, Gas

    tests, went round to E. Infantry

    Base to see if any letters, but no

    luck. Saw several I know.

    Sunday two light fatigues, went

    to S. A. hut. Band just ready for

    marching to other hut. I played

    cornet. A splendid meeting.

  • October 26, 2018 23:12:49 Sarika Jain

    .First page on the left

    Bandages off my neck

    to night, only a geal

    on now. Had my fingers

    re-dressed at medical

    room.

    Wed. 24 April. I went missing

    drew rations then boxes of

    equipment, Rifles & etc. back

    about 3:35. Finaly every day

    went to 7 on missingout at night

    Unexpectedly got orders to

    pack up. Parade 2 - 15

    station at 4 left Ronem

    5 past 5 rode all night in trucks

    arrived Etaples 9:30 only had

    3 spent 1 1/2 on Sandwich at YMCA

    in station. Walbed round to

    Infantry Base to see if they

    had any letters of mine. but


    .Second page on the right

    got no satisfaction, saw

    several mend from the Pintz at

    West Hartlepool. Called at

    S. A. hut. they have opened

    anotehr hut since I was here

    before. There was a meeting

    on, but as a chap was waiting

    for me I did not stay. will

    go by myself if here to night.

    Corporal Bingham gave me

    half a Franc.

    Sat. 27. missing5:30, Gas

    tests, went round to E. Infantry

    Base to see if any letters, but not

    luck. Saw swveral I know

    Sunday two light fatigues, went

    to S. A. hut. Band just ready for

    marching to other hut. I played

    cornet. A splendid meeting.


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April 24, 1918 – April 27, 1918
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