Trench diary of George Williams

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 Left Hand Page: 

MARCH 1916
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16 THUR.

Shrines & Crucifix's very 

common here - Saluting

Drill - Company Route March

9 miles - 2 Letters arrived

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

17 FRI.  Ember Day

Battalion Parade - Full

Marching Order - Dull

Market Day at this

village

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

18 SAT. Ember Day

Issue of Trench Caps - 

Physical Drill - 


 Right Hand Page: 

MARCH 1916

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

19 SUN.

Mess Orderly - Lovely Morning

Some men go on leave to

Hull - shooting at range 

in afternoon

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

20 MON.

Physical Drill - Baths

Hot Water - 3 mile walk -


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

21 TUES.

Four mile walk for to

start Bombing Course -

Tests - report of Big Air

Raid by Allied Fleet on Belgian

Coast 


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 Left Hand Page: 

MARCH 1916
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

16 THUR.

Shrines & Crucifix's very 

common here - Saluting

Drill - Company Route March

9 miles - 2 Letters arrived

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

17 FRI.  Ember Day

Battalion Parade - Full

Marching Order - Dull

Market Day at this

village

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

18 SAT. Ember Day

Issue of Trench Caps - 

Physical Drill - 


 Right Hand Page: 

MARCH 1916

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

19 SUN.

Mess Orderly - Lovely Morning

Some men go on leave to

Hull - shooting at range 

in afternoon

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

20 MON.

Physical Drill - Baths

Hot Water - 3 mile walk -


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

21 TUES.

Four mile walk for to

start Bombing Course -

Tests - report of Big Air

Raid by Allied Fleet on Belgian

Coast 



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  • February 15, 2018 23:40:08 Stella Watkin

     Left Hand Page: 

    MARCH 1916
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    16 THUR.

    Shrines & Crucifix's very 

    common here - Saluting

    Drill - Company Route March

    9 miles - 2 Letters arrived

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

    17 FRI.  Ember Day

    Battalion Parade - Full

    Marching Order - Dull

    Market Day at this

    village

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

    18 SAT. Ember Day

    Issue of Trench Caps - 

    Physical Drill - 


     Right Hand Page: 

    MARCH 1916

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

    19 SUN.

    Mess Orderly - Lovely Morning

    Some men go on leave to

    Hull - shooting at range 

    in afternoon

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

    20 MON.

    Physical Drill - Baths

    Hot Water - 3 mile walk -


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

    21 TUES.

    Four mile walk for to

    start Bombing Course -

    Tests - report of Big Air

    Raid by Allied Fleet on Belgian

    Coast 


  • February 15, 2018 20:26:11 Stella Watkin

     Left Hand Page: 

    MARCH 1916
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    16 THUR.

    Shrines & Crucifix's very 

    common here - Saluting

    Drill - Company Route March

    9 miles - 2 Letters arrived

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

    17 FRI.  Ember Day

    Battalion Parade - Full

    Marching Order - Dull

    Market Day at this

    village

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

    18 SAT. Ember Day

    Issue of Trench Caps - 

    Physical Drill - 


     Right Hand Page: 

    MARCH 1916

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

    19 SUN.

    Mess Orderly - Lovely Morning

    Some men go on leave to

    Hull - shooting at range 

    in afternoon

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

    20 MON.

    Physical Drill - Baths

    Hot Water - 3 mile walk -


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

    21 TUES.

    Four mile walk for to

    start Bombing Course -

    Tests - report of Big Air

    Raid by Allied Fleet on Belgian

    Coast 



  • February 15, 2018 20:25:57 Stella Watkin

     Left Hand Page: 

    MARCH 1916
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    16 THUR.

    Shrines & Crucifix's very 

    common here - Saluting

    Drill - Company Route March

    9 miles - 2 Letters arrived

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

    17 FRI.  Ember Day

    Battalion Parade - Full

    Marching Order - Dull

    Market Day at this

    village

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

    18 SAT. Ember Day

    Issue of Trench Caps - 

    Physical Drill - 


     Right Hand Page: 

    MARCH 1916

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

    19 SUN.

    Mess Orderly - Lovely Morning

    Some men go on leave to

    Hull - shooting at range 

    in afternoon

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

    20 MON.

    Physical Drill - Baths

    Hot Water - 3 mile walk -


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

    21 TUES.

    Four mile walk for to

    start Bombing Course -

    Tests - report of Big Air

    Raid by Allied Fleet on Belgian Coast 



  • January 28, 2018 22:41:04 Stella Watkin

     Left Hand Page: 

    MARCH 1916
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    16 THUR.

    Shrines & Crucifix's very 

    common here - Saluting

    Drill - Company Route March

    9 miles - 2 Letters arrived

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

    17 FRI.  Ember Day

    Battalion Parade - Full

    Marching Order - Dull

    Market Day at this

    village

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

    18 SAT. Ember Day

    Issue of Trench Caps - 

    Physical Drill - 


     Right Hand Page: 

    MARCH 1916

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

    19 SUN.

    Mess Orderly - Lovely Morning

    Some men go on leave to

    Hull - shooting at range 

    in afternoon

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

    20 MON.

    Physical Drill - Baths

    Hot Water 3 mile walk


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

    21 TUES.

    Four mile walk for to

    start Bombing Course -

    Tests - report of Big Air

    Raid by Allied Fleet on Belgian Coast 



  • January 28, 2018 22:39:57 Stella Watkin

     Left Hand Page: 

    MARCH 1916
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    16 THUR.

    Shrines & Crucifix's very 

    common here - Saluting

    Drill - Company Route March

    9 miles - 2 Letters arrived

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

    17 FRI.  Ember Day

    Battalion Parade - Full

    Marching Order - Dull

    Market Day at this

    village

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

    18 SAT. Ember Day

    Issue of Trench Caps - 

    Physical Drill - 

    Right Hand Page:

    MARCH 1916

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

      Right hand page:  

    19 SUN.

    Mess Orderly - Lovely Morning

    Some men go on leave to

    Hull - shooting at range 

    in afternoon

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

    20 MON.

    Physical Drill - Baths

    Hot Water 3 mile walk


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

    21 TUES.

    Four mile walk for to

    start Bombing Course -

    Tests - report of Big Air

    Raid by Allied Fleet on Belgian Coast 



  • January 28, 2018 22:39:29 Stella Watkin

     Left Hand Page: 

    MARCH 1916
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    16 THUR.

    Shrines & Crucifix's very 

    common here - Saluting

    Drill - Company Route March

    9 miles - 2 Letters arrived

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

    17 FRI.  Ember Day

    Battalion Parade - Full

    Marching Order - Dull

    Market Day at this

    village

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

    18 SAT. Ember Day

    Issue of Trench Caps - 

    Physical Drill - 

    Right Hand Page:

    MARCH 1916

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

      Right hand page:  

    19 SUN.

    Mess Orderly - Lovely Morning

    Some men go on leave to

    Hull?  - shooting at range 

    in afternoon

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

    20 MON.

    Physical Drill - Baths

    Hot Water 3 mile walk


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

    21 TUES.

    Four mile walk for to

    start Bombing Course -

    Tests - report of Big Air

    Raid by Allied Fleet on Belgian Coast 



  • January 28, 2018 22:35:48 Stella Watkin

    Left Hand Page:

    MARCH 1916
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Shrines & Crucifix's very 

    common here - Saluting

    Drill - Company Route March

    9 miles - 2 Letters arrived
    16 THUR.

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

    17 FRI.  Ember Day

    Battalion Parade - Full

    Marching Order - Dull

    Market Day at this

    village

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

    18 SAT. Ember Day

    Issue of Trench Caps - 

    Physical Drill - 

    Right Hand Page:

    MARCH 1916

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


    19 SUN.


    Mess Orderly - Lovely Morning

    Some men go on leave to

    Hull?  - shooting at range 

    in afternoon

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

    20 MON.

    Physical Drill - Baths

    Hot Water 3 mile walk


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

    21 TUES.

    Four mile walk for to

    start Bombing Course -

    Tests - report of Big Air

    Raid by Allied Fleet on Belgian Coast 



  • January 28, 2018 22:34:23 Stella Watkin

    Left Hand Page:

    MARCH 1916
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Shrines & Crucifix's very 

    common here - Saluting

    Drill - Company Route March

    9 miles - 2 Letters arrived
    16 THUR.

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

    17 FRI.  Ember Day

    Battalion Parade - Full

    Marching Order - Dull

    Market Day at this

    village

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

    18 SAT. Ember Day

    Issue of Trench Caps - 

    Physical Drill - 

    Right Hand Page:

    MARCH 1916

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


    19 SUN.


    Mess Orderly - Lovely Morning

    Some men go on leave to

    ?  - shooting at range 

    in afternoon

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

    20 MON.

    Physical Drill - Baths

    Hot Water 3 mile walk


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

    21 TUES.



  • January 28, 2018 22:33:41 Stella Watkin

    Left Hand Page:

    MARCH 1916
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Shrines & Crucifix's very 

    common here - Saluting

    Drill - Company Route March

    9 miles - 2 Letters arrived
    16 THUR.

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

    17 FRI.  Ember Day

    Battalion Parade - Full

    Marching Order - Dull

    Market Day at this

    village

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

    18 SAT. Ember Day

    Issue of Trench Caps - 

    Physical Drill - 

    Right Hand Page:

    MARCH 1916

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


    19 SUN.


    Mess Orderly - Lovely Morninf

    Some men go on leave to

    ?  - shooting at range 

    in afternoon

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

    20 MON.

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

    21 TUES.



  • January 28, 2018 22:32:43 Stella Watkin

    Left Hand Page:

    MARCH 1916
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Shrines & Crucifix's very 

    common here - Saluting

    Drill - Company Route March

    9 miles - 2 Letters arrived
    16 THUR.

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

    17 FRI.  Ember Day

    Battalion Parade - Full

    Marching Order - Dull

    Market Day at this

    village

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

    18 SAT. Ember Day

    Issue of Trench Caps - 

    Physical Drill - 

    Right Hand Page:

    MARCH 1916

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


    19 SUN.

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

    20 MON.

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

    21 TUES.



  • January 28, 2018 22:31:41 Stella Watkin

    Left Hand Page:

    MARCH 1916
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Shrines & Crucifix's very 

    common here - Saluting

    Drill - Company Route March

    9 miles - 2 Letters arrived
    16 THUR.

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

    17 FRI.  Ember Day

    Battalion Parade - Full

    Marching Order - Dull

    Market Day at this

    village

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

    18 SAT.


    Right Hand Page:

    MARCH 1916

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


    19 SUN.

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

    20 MON.

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

    21 TUES.



  • January 28, 2018 22:30:45 Stella Watkin

    Left Hand Page:

    MARCH 1916
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Shrines & Crucifix's very 

    common here - Saluting

    Drill - Company Route March

    9 miles - 2 Letters arrived
    16 THUR.

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

    17 FRI.

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

    18 SAT.


    Right Hand Page:

    MARCH 1916

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


    19 SUN.

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

    20 MON.

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

    21 TUES.



  • January 28, 2018 22:28:19 Stella Watkin

    Left Hand Page:

    MARCH 1916
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    16 THUR.

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    17 FRI.

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    18 SAT.


    Right Hand Page:

    MARCH 1916

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    19 SUN.

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    20 MON.

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    21 TUES.



  • January 28, 2018 22:27:21 Stella Watkin

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    MARCH 1916
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    16 THUR.

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    17 FRI.

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    18 SAT.


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    March 16, 1916 – March 21, 1916
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    • Western Front




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