Trench diary of George Williams

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 Left hand page: 

Addresses.

Dec 14th/16 Left Hurdcott       

16                    "    Devonport

23 Arrived at Malta

24 Left               "

25 In Med: Sea

27 Arrived at Alexandria

28 Left                    "

29 Arrived at Port Said

30 Disembarked for Camp


The Astronomical and other Notes throughout

the Diary refer to Great Britain.  The times of

Sunrise, Sunset, and the Moon's Phases are for

the Meridian of Greenwich, and are given

throughout the diary.


EXPLANATION OF SIGNS USED IN THIS DIARY.

S.R. = Sunrise.     S.S. = Sunset.

Phases of the Moon :- o - New Moon:

)) = First Quarter; O = Full Moon: ( - Last 

Quarter



 Right hand page: 

January 1916

1st Sat. Circumcision S.R.8.8.  S.S. 3.58

Oh Lonely heart, live thou thy best

My Lord is near and knows

He knows it all, see every test

Thy Lord in near, and knows

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

2 Sun 2nd after Christmas

On Quarter Guard - got stick

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3rd Mon

 empty entry 

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 Left hand page: 

Addresses.

Dec 14th/16 Left Hurdcott       

16                    "    Devonport

23 Arrived at Malta

24 Left               "

25 In Med: Sea

27 Arrived at Alexandria

28 Left                    "

29 Arrived at Port Said

30 Disembarked for Camp


The Astronomical and other Notes throughout

the Diary refer to Great Britain.  The times of

Sunrise, Sunset, and the Moon's Phases are for

the Meridian of Greenwich, and are given

throughout the diary.


EXPLANATION OF SIGNS USED IN THIS DIARY.

S.R. = Sunrise.     S.S. = Sunset.

Phases of the Moon :- o - New Moon:

)) = First Quarter; O = Full Moon: ( - Last 

Quarter



 Right hand page: 

January 1916

1st Sat. Circumcision S.R.8.8.  S.S. 3.58

Oh Lonely heart, live thou thy best

My Lord is near and knows

He knows it all, see every test

Thy Lord in near, and knows

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

2 Sun 2nd after Christmas

On Quarter Guard - got stick

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

3rd Mon

 empty entry 

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


Transcription history
  • March 8, 2018 11:37:09 Stella Watkin

     Left hand page: 

    Addresses.

    Dec 14th/16 Left Hurdcott       

    16                    "    Devonport

    23 Arrived at Malta

    24 Left               "

    25 In Med: Sea

    27 Arrived at Alexandria

    28 Left                    "

    29 Arrived at Port Said

    30 Disembarked for Camp


    The Astronomical and other Notes throughout

    the Diary refer to Great Britain.  The times of

    Sunrise, Sunset, and the Moon's Phases are for

    the Meridian of Greenwich, and are given

    throughout the diary.


    EXPLANATION OF SIGNS USED IN THIS DIARY.

    S.R. = Sunrise.     S.S. = Sunset.

    Phases of the Moon :- o - New Moon:

    )) = First Quarter; O = Full Moon: ( - Last 

    Quarter



     Right hand page: 

    January 1916

    1st Sat. Circumcision S.R.8.8.  S.S. 3.58

    Oh Lonely heart, live thou thy best

    My Lord is near and knows

    He knows it all, see every test

    Thy Lord in near, and knows

    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    2 Sun 2nd after Christmas

    On Quarter Guard - got stick

    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    3rd Mon

     empty entry 

    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

  • March 8, 2018 11:36:20 Stella Watkin

     Left hand page: 

    Addresses.

    Dec 14th/16 Left Hurdcott       

    16                    "    Devonport

    23 Arrived at Malta

    24 Left               "

    25 In Med: Sea

    27 Arrived at Alexandria

    28 Left                    "

    29 Arrived at Port Said

    30 Disembarked for Camp

    The Astronomical and other Notes throughout

    the Diary refer to Great Britain.  The times of

    Sunrise, Sunset, and the Moon's Phases are for

    the Meridian of Greenwich, and are given

    throughout the diary.


    EXPLANATION OF SIGNS USED IN THIS DIARY.

    S.R. = Sunrise.     S.S. = Sunset.

    Phases of the Moon :- o - New Moon:

    )) = First Quarter; O = Full Moon: ( - Last 

    Quarter



     Right hand page: 

    January 1916

    1st Sat. Circumcision S.R.8.8.  S.S. 3.58


    Oh Lonely heart, live thou thy best

    My Lord is near and knows

    He knows it all, see every test

    Thy Lord in near, and knows

    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    2 Sun 2nd after Christmas

    On Quarter Guard - got stick

    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    3rd Mon

     empty entry 

    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


  • February 11, 2018 10:49:53 Stella Watkin

     Left hand page: 

    Addresses.

    Dec 14th/16 Left Hurdcott       

    16                    "    Devonport

    23 Arrived at Malta

    24 Left               "

    25 In Med: Sea

    27 Arrived at Alexandria

    28 Left                    "

    29 Arrived at Port Said

    30 Disembarked for Camp


     Right hand page: 

    January 1916

    1st Sat. Circumcision S.R.8.8.  S.S. 3.58


    Oh Lonely heart, live thou thy best

    My Lord is near and knows

    He knows it all, see every test

    Thy Lord in near, and knows

    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    2 Sun 2nd after Christmas

    On Quarter Guard - got stick

    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    3rd Mon

     empty entry 

    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


  • January 26, 2018 10:39:21 Stella Watkin

     Left hand page: 

    Addresses.

    Dec 14th/16 Left Hurdcott       

    16                    "    Devonport

    23 Arrived at Malta

    24 Left               "

    25 In Med: Sea

    27 Arrived at Alexandria

    28 Left                    "

    29 Arrived at Port Said

    30 Disembarked for Camp

     Right hand page: 

    January 1916

    1st Sat. Circumcision S.R.8.8.  S.S. 3.58


    Oh Lonely heart, live thou thy best

    My Lord is near and knows

    He knows it all, see every test

    Thy Lord in near, and knows


    2 Sun 2nd after Christmas

    On Quarter Guard - got stick


    3rd Mon




  • January 26, 2018 10:28:16 Stella Watkin

    Left hand page:

    Addresses.

    Dec 14th/16 Left Hurdcott       

    16                    "    Devonport

    23 Arrived at Malta

    24 Left               "

    25 In Med: Sea

    27 Arrived at Alexandria

    28 Left                    "

    29 Arrived at Port Said

    30 Disembarked for Camp

    Right hand page:

    January 1916

    1st Sat. Circumcision S.R.8.8.  S.S. 3.58


    Oh Lonely heart, live thou thy best

    My Lord is near and knows

    He knows it all, see every test

    Thy Lord in near, and knows


    2 Sun 2nd after Christmas

    On Quarter Guard - got stick


    3rd Mon




  • January 26, 2018 10:12:40 Stella Watkin

    Left hand page:

    Addresses.

    Dec 14th/16 Left Hurdcott       

    16                    "    Devonport

    23 Arrived at Malta

    24 Left               "

    25 In Med: Sea

    27 Arrived at Alexandria

    28 Left                    "

    29 Arrived at Port Said

    30 Disembarked for Camp

    Right hand page:

    January 1916

    1st Sat. Circumcision S,R,8.8.  S,S, 3.58


    Oh Lonely heart, live thou thy best

    My Lord is near and knows

    He knows it all, see every test

    Thy Lord in near, and knows


    2 Sun 2nd after Christmas

    On Quarter Guard - got stick


    3rd Mon




  • January 25, 2018 22:11:01 Stella Watkin

    Left hand page:

    Addresses.

    Dec 14th/16 Left Hurdcott       

    16                    "    Devonport

    23 Arrived at Malta

    24 Left               "

    25 In Med: Sea

    27 Arrived at Alexandria

    28 Left                    "

    29 Arrived at Port Said

    30 Disembarked for Camp

    Right hand page:

    January 1916

    1st Sat. Circumcision S,R,8.8.  S,S, 3.58


    Oh Lonely heart, live thou thy best

    My Lord is near and knows

    He knows it all, see every test

    Thy Lord in near, and knows


    2 Sun 2nd after Christmas

    On Quarter Guard - got stick


    3rd Mon




  • January 25, 2018 22:06:36 Stella Watkin

    Left hand page:

    Addresses.

    Dec 14th/16 Left Hurdcott       

    16                    "    Devonport

    23 Arrived at Malta

    24 Left               "

    25 In Med: Sea

    27 Arrived at Alexandria

    28 Left                    "

    29 Arrived at Port Said

    30 Disembarked for Camp

    Right hand page:

    January 1916

    Oh Lonely heart, live thou thy best

    My Lord is near and knows

    He knows it all, see every test

    Thy Lord in near, and knows


    On Quarter Guard - got stick


  • January 25, 2018 22:04:58 Stella Watkin

    Left hand page:

    Addresses.

    Dec 14th/16 Left Hurdcott       

    16                    "    Devonport

    23 Arrived at Malta

    24 Left               "

    25 In Med: Sea

    27 Arrived at Alexandria

    28 Left                    "

    29 Arrived at Port Said

    30 Disembarked for Camp

    Right hand page:

    January 1916

    Oh Lonely heart, live thou thy best

    My Lord is near and knows

    He knows it all, see every 


  • January 25, 2018 22:03:05 Stella Watkin

    Left hand page:

    Addresses.

    Dec 14th/16 Left Hurdcott       

    16                    "    Devonport

    23 Arrived at Malta

    24 Left               "

    25 In Med: Sea

    27 Arrived at Alexandria

    28 Left                    "

    29 Arrived at Port Said

    30 Disembarked for Camp

    Right hand page:


  • January 25, 2018 22:02:00 Stella Watkin

    Addresses.

    Dec 14th/16 Left Hurdcott       

    16                    "    Devonport

    23 Arrived at Malta

    24 Left               "

    25 In Med: Sea

    27 Arrived at Alexandria

    28 Left                    "

    29 Arrived at Port Said

    30 Disembarked for Camp



  • January 25, 2018 22:00:56 Stella Watkin

    Addresses.

    Dec 14th/16 Left Hurdcott       

    16                    "    Devonport

    23 Arrived at Malta

    24 Left               "

    25 In Med: Sea

    27 Arrived at Alexandria

    28 Left                    "


  • January 25, 2018 21:58:39 Stella Watkin

    Addresses.

    Dec 14th/16 Left Hurdcott        16            "


Description

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  • 51.1191834||-1.7608159||

    Hurdcott, near Salisbury, Wiltshire

  • 50.377009||-4.1762119||

    Devonport, Plymouth

  • 35.937496||14.375416||

    Malta

  • 31.2000924||29.9187387||

    Alexandria, Egypt

  • 31.2652893||32.3018661||

    Port Said, Egypt

Location(s)
  • Document location Hurdcott, near Salisbury, Wiltshire
  • Additional document location Devonport, Plymouth
  • Additional document location Malta
  • Additional document location Alexandria, Egypt
  • Additional document location Port Said, Egypt
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Brian Verity
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1916 – January 3, 1916
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