Diary of John Henry Fisher, item 25

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saw Arras, nothing but smashed

buildings, could make nothing

out.

Monday Aug 27 Cutting grass

out of dyke on verge of the

road, for want of something

better to do.

Tuesday Aug 28 Trimming

traverses, cutting off bits of

grass growing from the sides

Wed Aug 29 Bath parade

Thursday Aug 30 Big issue, 30

waggons from Ablain to unload

Friday Aug 31, 26 Railway waggons

to unload from Ablain, out

working after tea until 8pm

Monday Sep 3 Morning & night

Tuedsay Sep 4 Fritz flying over

Wed Sep 5        & dropping bombs

on Villers du Bois.

Friday Sep 7 Struck camp 8 am

left Camblain 9-45 am and marched

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saw Arras, nothing but smashed

buildings, could make nothing

out.

Monday Aug 27 Cutting grass

out of dyke on verge of the

road, for want of something

better to do.

Tuesday Aug 28 Trimming

traverses, cutting off bits of

grass growing from the sides

Wed Aug 29 Bath parade

Thursday Aug 30 Big issue, 30

waggons from Ablain to unload

Friday Aug 31, 26 Railway waggons

to unload from Ablain, out

working after tea until 8pm

Monday Sep 3 Morning & night

Tuedsay Sep 4 Fritz flying over

Wed Sep 5        & dropping bombs

on Villers du Bois.

Friday Sep 7 Struck camp 8 am

left Camblain 9-45 am and marched


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  • December 19, 2017 22:00:11 Thomas A. Lingner

    saw Arras, nothing but smashed

    buildings, could make nothing

    out.

    Monday Aug 27 Cutting grass

    out of dyke on verge of the

    road, for want of something

    better to do.

    Tuesday Aug 28 Trimming

    traverses, cutting off bits of

    grass growing from the sides

    Wed Aug 29 Bath parade

    Thursday Aug 30 Big issue, 30

    waggons from Ablain to unload

    Friday Aug 31, 26 Railway waggons

    to unload from Ablain, out

    working after tea until 8pm

    Monday Sep 3 Morning & night

    Tuedsay Sep 4 Fritz flying over

    Wed Sep 5        & dropping bombs

    on Villers du Bois.

    Friday Sep 7 Struck camp 8 am

    left Camblain 9-45 am and marched


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    Areas of Arras, France and Ypres, Flanders

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  • Story location Areas of Arras, France and Ypres, Flanders


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17098 / 206757
Source
http://europeana1914-1918.eu/...
Contributor
Jeanette Payne
License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/


  • English

  • Western Front

  • Artillery
  • Gas Warfare
  • Recruitment and Conscription
  • Transport



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