Diary of John Henry Fisher, item 48

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All the time I was at Deal

had hot water fomentations

had good food, & being able 

to walk had plenty of liberty

Went down to the beach nearly 

every day, we could hear the 

guns booming away across

the channel. One day had

a trip down the coast to

Kingsdown & Walmar Castle.

While I was at Deal, I was

sent to Sandwich for a

dental inspection, was

advised to have some teeth

out, but as it was not 

compulsory, I refused.

Wednesday June 26 Left

Deal 8-40 am arrived 

Shorncliffe 10-30 am, left 

Landgate 5-5 pm arrived

Charing Cross 7-45 pm, left 

St Pancras 8-45 pm arrived Leeds

1-50 am 10 days sick leave

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All the time I was at Deal

had hot water fomentations

had good food, & being able 

to walk had plenty of liberty

Went down to the beach nearly 

every day, we could hear the 

guns booming away across

the channel. One day had

a trip down the coast to

Kingsdown & Walmar Castle.

While I was at Deal, I was

sent to Sandwich for a

dental inspection, was

advised to have some teeth

out, but as it was not 

compulsory, I refused.

Wednesday June 26 Left

Deal 8-40 am arrived 

Shorncliffe 10-30 am, left 

Landgate 5-5 pm arrived

Charing Cross 7-45 pm, left 

St Pancras 8-45 pm arrived Leeds

1-50 am 10 days sick leave


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  • December 21, 2017 18:20:55 Thomas A. Lingner

    All the time I was at Deal

    had hot water fomentations

    had good food, & being able 

    to walk had plenty of liberty

    Went down to the beach nearly 

    every day, we could hear the 

    guns booming away across

    the channel. One day had

    a trip down the coast to

    Kingsdown & Walmar Castle.

    While I was at Deal, I was

    sent to Sandwich for a

    dental inspection, was

    advised to have some teeth

    out, but as it was not 

    compulsory, I refused.

    Wednesday June 26 Left

    Deal 8-40 am arrived 

    Shorncliffe 10-30 am, left 

    Landgate 5-5 pm arrived

    Charing Cross 7-45 pm, left 

    St Pancras 8-45 pm arrived Leeds

    1-50 am 10 days sick leave


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    Areas of Arras, France and Ypres, Flanders

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Jeanette Payne
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May 20, 1918 – June 26, 1918
  • English

  • Western Front

  • Artillery
  • Gas Warfare
  • Recruitment and Conscription
  • Transport



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