Diary of John Henry Fisher, item 13

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Thursday Apl 26 Called out

at 2 am to load waggons

+ finished at 7 a.m. had breakfast

+ then to bed until dinner time

Friday Apl 27 Called out at

3 am to unload waggons +

finished at 6-30 am, after that

back to bed until dinner time

Sunday Apl 29 Called out at

2-30 am to load waggons +

finished at 8 am. had

breakfast + then down again

no further work for rest of day

Monday Apl 30 Went for coal

10 am until 1-30 pm, off for

rest of day, had our second

bath parade. Heard the

cuckoo in the wood

at the top of our camp for

the first time, have also heard

a bird on a few occasions,

whistling in the early morning

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Thursday Apl 26 Called out

at 2 am to load waggons

+ finished at 7 a.m. had breakfast

+ then to bed until dinner time

Friday Apl 27 Called out at

3 am to unload waggons +

finished at 6-30 am, after that

back to bed until dinner time

Sunday Apl 29 Called out at

2-30 am to load waggons +

finished at 8 am. had

breakfast + then down again

no further work for rest of day

Monday Apl 30 Went for coal

10 am until 1-30 pm, off for

rest of day, had our second

bath parade. Heard the

cuckoo in the wood

at the top of our camp for

the first time, have also heard

a bird on a few occasions,

whistling in the early morning


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  • December 21, 2017 15:46:52 Thomas A. Lingner

    Thursday Apl 26 Called out

    at 2 am to load waggons

    + finished at 7 a.m. had breakfast

    + then to bed until dinner time

    Friday Apl 27 Called out at

    3 am to unload waggons +

    finished at 6-30 am, after that

    back to bed until dinner time

    Sunday Apl 29 Called out at

    2-30 am to load waggons +

    finished at 8 am. had

    breakfast + then down again

    no further work for rest of day

    Monday Apl 30 Went for coal

    10 am until 1-30 pm, off for

    rest of day, had our second

    bath parade. Heard the

    cuckoo in the wood

    at the top of our camp for

    the first time, have also heard

    a bird on a few occasions,

    whistling in the early morning

  • December 10, 2017 19:22:04 Annick Rodriguez

    Thursday Apl 26 Called out

    at 2 am to load waggons

    + finished at 7 a.m. had breakfast

    + then to bed until dinner time

    Friday Apl 27 Called out at

    3 am to unload waggons +

    finished at 6-30 am, after that

    back to bed until dinner time

    Sunday Apl 29 Called out at

    2-30 am to load waggons +

    finished at 8 am had

    breakfast + then down again

    no further work for rest of day

    Monday Apl 30 Went for coal

    10 am until 1-30 pm off for

    rest of day had out second

    bath parade. Heard the

    cuckoo cuckoo in the wood

    at the top of our camp for

    the first time, have also heard

    a bird on a few occasions,

    whistling in the early morning


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Jeanette Payne
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April 26, 1917 – April 30, 1917
  • English

  • Western Front

  • Artillery
  • Gas Warfare
  • Recruitment and Conscription
  • Transport



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