Trench diary of George Williams

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APRIL 1916

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9 SUN. Passion Sunday

Battalion & Brigade Duties

for B Company - only bombing

parade while dinner - 

at C of E Service at night

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10 MON. 

Still on Bombing Course in

trenches -

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11 TUES.

No Morning Parade - 

Raining all day - 

Got new gas helmets

- Pay -


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APRIL 1916

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12 WED.

Packing up -

Raining hard - Go into

trenches at 4 o clock -

trenches in awful condition

Supports - 

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13 THUR.

Ration Fatigue at 

night - Trench cleaning -

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

14 FRI.

Fatigues - 

Got 1 letter - working

all night - Germans attack the 12th

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 Left Hand Page: 

APRIL 1916

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

9 SUN. Passion Sunday

Battalion & Brigade Duties

for B Company - only bombing

parade while dinner - 

at C of E Service at night

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

10 MON. 

Still on Bombing Course in

trenches -

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

11 TUES.

No Morning Parade - 

Raining all day - 

Got new gas helmets

- Pay -


 Right Hand Page: 

APRIL 1916

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

12 WED.

Packing up -

Raining hard - Go into

trenches at 4 o clock -

trenches in awful condition

Supports - 

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

13 THUR.

Ration Fatigue at 

night - Trench cleaning -

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

14 FRI.

Fatigues - 

Got 1 letter - working

all night - Germans attack the 12th


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  • February 15, 2018 23:54:16 Stella Watkin

     Left Hand Page: 

    APRIL 1916

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

    9 SUN. Passion Sunday

    Battalion & Brigade Duties

    for B Company - only bombing

    parade while dinner - 

    at C of E Service at night

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

    10 MON. 

    Still on Bombing Course in

    trenches -

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

    11 TUES.

    No Morning Parade - 

    Raining all day - 

    Got new gas helmets

    - Pay -


     Right Hand Page: 

    APRIL 1916

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

    12 WED.

    Packing up -

    Raining hard - Go into

    trenches at 4 o clock -

    trenches in awful condition

    Supports - 

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

    13 THUR.

    Ration Fatigue at 

    night - Trench cleaning -

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

    14 FRI.

    Fatigues - 

    Got 1 letter - working

    all night - Germans attack the 12th

  • February 15, 2018 23:52:47 Stella Watkin

     Left Hand Page: 

    APRIL 1916

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

    9 SUN. Passion Sunday

    Battalion & Brigade Duties

    for B Company - only bombing

    parade while dinner - 

    at C of E Service at night

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

    10 MON. 

    Still on Bombing Course in

    trenches -

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

    11 TUES.

    No Morning Parade - 

    Raining all day - 

    Got new gas helmets

    - Pay -


     Right Hand Page: 

    APRIL 1916

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

    12 WED.

    Packing up -

    Raining hard - Go into

    trenches at 4 o clock -

    trenched in awful condition

    Supports - 

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

    13 THUR.

    Ration Fatigue at 

    night - Trench cleaning -

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

    14 FRI.

    Fatigues - 

    Got 1 letter - working

    all night - Germans attack the 12th


  • January 28, 2018 23:24:47 Stella Watkin

     Left Hand Page: 

    APRIL 1916

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    9 SUN. Passion Sunday

    Battalion & Brigade Duties

    for B Company - only bombing

    parade while dinner - 

    at C of E Service at night

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

    10 MON. 

    Still on Bombing Course in

    trenches -

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

    11 TUES.

    No Morning Parade - 

    Raining all day - 

    Got new gas helmets

    - Pay -


     Right Hand Page: 

    APRIL 1916

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

    12 WED.

    Packing up -

    Raining hard - Go into

    trenches at 4 o clock -

    trenched in awful condition

    Supports - 

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

    13 THUR.

    Ration Fatigue at 

    night - Trench cleaning -

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

    14 FRI.

    Fatigues - 

    Got 1 letter - working

    all night - Germans attack the 12th


  • January 28, 2018 23:23:39 Stella Watkin

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    APRIL 1916

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    9 SUN. Passion Sunday

    Battalion & Brigade Duties

    for B Company - only bombing

    parade while dinner - 

    at C of E Service at night


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

    10 MON. 

    Still on Bombing Course in

    trenches -


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

    11 TUES.

    No Morning Parade - 

    Raining all day - 

    Got new gas helmets

    - Pay -


     Right Hand Page: 

    APRIL 1916

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

    12 WED.

    Packing up -

    Raining hard - Go into

    trenches at 4 o clock -

    trenched in awful condition

    Supports - 


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

    13 THUR.

    Ration Fatigue at 

    night - Trench cleaning -


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

    14 FRI.

    Fatigues - 

    Got 1 letter - working

    all night - Germans attack the 12th


  • January 28, 2018 23:22:57 Stella Watkin

     Left Hand Page: 

    APRIL 1916

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    9 SUN. Passion Sunday

    Battalion & Brigade Duties

    for B Company - only bombing

    parade while dinner - 

    at C of E Service at night


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

    10 MON. 

    Still on Bombing Course in

    trenches -


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

    11 TUES.

    No Morning Parade - 

    Raining all day - 

    Got new gas helmets

    - Pay -


     Right Hand Page: 

    APRIL 1916

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

    12 WED.

    Packing up -

    Raining hard - Go into

    trenches at 4 o clock -

    trenched in awful condition

    Supports - 


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

    13 THUR.

    Ration Fatigue at 

    night - Trench cleaning -


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

    14 FRI.


  • January 28, 2018 23:22:35 Stella Watkin

     Left Hand Page: 

    APRIL 1916

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    9 SUN. Passion Sunday

    Battalion & Brigade Duties

    for B Company - only bombing

    parade while dinner - 

    at C of E Service at night


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

    10 MON. 

    Still on Bombing Course in

    trenches -


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

    11 TUES.

    No Morning Parade - 

    Raining all day - 

    Got new gas helmets

    - Pay -


     Right Hand Page: 

    APRIL 1916

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

    12 WED.

    Packing up -

    Raining hard - Go into

    trenches at 4 o clock -

    trenched in awful condition

    Supports - 


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

    13 THUR.


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

    14 FRI.


  • January 28, 2018 23:21:44 Stella Watkin

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    APRIL 1916

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    9 SUN. Passion Sunday

    Battalion & Brigade Duties

    for B Company - only bombing

    parade while dinner - 

    at C of E Service at night


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

    10 MON. 

    Still on Bombing Course in

    trenches -


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

    11 TUES.

    No Morning Parade - 

    Raining all day - 

    Got new gas helmets

    - Pay -


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    APRIL 1916

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

    12 WED.


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

    13 THUR.


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

    14 FRI.


  • January 28, 2018 23:20:55 Stella Watkin

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    APRIL 1916

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    9 SUN. Passion Sunday

    Battalion & Brigade Duties

    for B Company - only bombing

    parade while dinner - 

    at C of E Service at night


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

    10 MON. 

    Still on Bombing Course in

    trenches -


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

    11 TUES.


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    APRIL 1916

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    12 WED.


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

    13 THUR.


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

    14 FRI.


  • January 28, 2018 23:20:32 Stella Watkin

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    APRIL 1916

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    9 SUN. Passion Sunday

    Battalion & Brigade Duties

    for B Company - only bombing

    parade while dinner - 

    at C of E Service at night


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

    10 MON. 


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

    11 TUES.


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    APRIL 1916

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    12 WED.


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

    13 THUR.


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

    14 FRI.


  • January 28, 2018 23:19:38 Stella Watkin

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    APRIL 1916

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    9 SUN. Passion Sunday


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    10 MON. 


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    11 TUES.


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    APRIL 1916

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    12 WED.


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    13 THUR.


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    14 FRI.


  • January 28, 2018 23:18:46 Stella Watkin

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    APRIL 1916

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    9 SUN. Passion Sunday


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    10 MON. 


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    11 TUES.


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    APRIL 1916

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    April 9, 1916 – April 14, 1916
    • English

    • Western Front




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