Trench diary of George Williams

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 Right Hand Page:  
APRIL 1916
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15 SAT.

Got 1 parcel & 1 letter

On night patrol

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16 SUN.

1 letter

Come out of trenches as guide 

in afternoon - 

In billets at Collin

camp -

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

17 MON.

Raining - Baths

new clothes 



 Right Hand Page: 

APRIL 1916

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18 TUES.

Raining again - On barbed 

wiring course - stopped

on account of rain - 

got cigarettes from Weekly 

Despatch

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19 WED.

Raining again -

Sent back off course -

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

20 THUR.

On course - laying low entanglements - 

finish at dinner-time- packing

up to move - left the camp

at 6.45 - arrived at the huts at

Bous at 8.0 -

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 Right Hand Page:  
APRIL 1916
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

15 SAT.

Got 1 parcel & 1 letter

On night patrol

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

16 SUN.

1 letter

Come out of trenches as guide 

in afternoon - 

In billets at Collin

camp -

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

17 MON.

Raining - Baths

new clothes 



 Right Hand Page: 

APRIL 1916

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

18 TUES.

Raining again - On barbed 

wiring course - stopped

on account of rain - 

got cigarettes from Weekly 

Despatch

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

19 WED.

Raining again -

Sent back off course -

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

20 THUR.

On course - laying low entanglements - 

finish at dinner-time- packing

up to move - left the camp

at 6.45 - arrived at the huts at

Bous at 8.0 -


Transcription history
  • February 15, 2018 23:57:37 Stella Watkin

     Right Hand Page:  
    APRIL 1916
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    15 SAT.

    Got 1 parcel & 1 letter

    On night patrol

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

    16 SUN.

    1 letter

    Come out of trenches as guide 

    in afternoon - 

    In billets at Collin

    camp -

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

    17 MON.

    Raining - Baths

    new clothes 



     Right Hand Page: 

    APRIL 1916

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

    18 TUES.

    Raining again - On barbed 

    wiring course - stopped

    on account of rain - 

    got cigarettes from Weekly 

    Despatch

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

    19 WED.

    Raining again -

    Sent back off course -

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

    20 THUR.

    On course - laying low entanglements - 

    finish at dinner-time- packing

    up to move - left the camp

    at 6.45 - arrived at the huts at

    Bous at 8.0 -

  • February 15, 2018 23:57:03 Stella Watkin

     Right Hand Page:  
    APRIL 1916
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    15 SAT.

    Got 1 parcel & 1 letter

    On night patrol

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

    16 SUN.


    1 letter

    Come out of trenches as guide 

    in afternoon - 

    In billets at Collin

    camp -


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

    17 MON.

    Raining - Baths

    new clothes 



     Right Hand Page: 

    APRIL 1916

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

    18 TUES.

    Raining again - On barbed 

    wiring course - stopped

    on account of rain - 

    got cigarettes from Weekly 

    Despatch

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

    19 WED.

    Raining again -

    Sent back off course -

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

    20 THUR.

    On course - laying low entanglements - 

    finish at dinner-time- packing

    up to move - left the camp

    at 6.45 - arrived at the huts at

    Bous at 8.0 -


  • February 4, 2018 15:32:12 Stella Watkin

     Right Hand Page:  
    APRIL 1916
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    15 SAT.

    Got 1 parcel & 1 letter

    On night patrol

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

    16 SUN.


    1 letter

    Come out of trenches as guide 

    in afternoon - 

    In billets at Collin

    camp -


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

    17 MON.

    Raining - Baths

    new clothes 



     Right Hand Page: 

    APRIL 1916

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

    18 TUES.

    Raining again - On barbed 

    wiring course - stopped

    on account of rain - 

    got cigarettes from Weekly 

    Despatch

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

    19 WED.

    Raining again -

    Sent back off course -

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

    20 THUR.

    On course - laying low entanglements - 

    finish at dinner-time- packing

    up to move - left the camp at 6.45 - arrived at the huts at

    Bous at 8.0 -


  • January 28, 2018 23:37:47 Stella Watkin

     Right Hand Page:  
    APRIL 1916
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    15 SAT.

    Got 1 parcel & 1 letter

    On night patrol

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

    16 SUN.

    1 letter

    Come out of trenches as guide 

    in afternoon - 

    In billets at Collin

    camp -

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

    17 MON.

    Raining - Baths

    new clothes 



     Right Hand Page: 

    APRIL 1916

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

    18 TUES.

    Raining again - On barbed 

    wiring course - stopped

    on account of rain - 

    got cigarettes from Weekly 

    Despatch

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

    19 WED.

    Raining again -

    Sent back off course -

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

    20 THUR.

    On course - laying low entanglements - 

    finish at dinner-time- packing

    up to move - left the camp at 6.45 - arrived at the huts at

    Bous at 8.0 -


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

    Right Hand Page:
    APRIL 1916
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    15 SAT.

    Got 1 parcel & 1 letter

    On night patrol

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

    16 SUN.

    1 letter

    Come out of trenches as guide 

    in afternoon - 

    In billets at Collin

    camp -

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

    17 MON.

    Raining - Baths

    new clothes 



     Right Hand Page: 

    APRIL 1916

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

    18 TUES.

    Raining again - On barbed 

    wiring course - stopped

    on account of rain - 

    got cigarettes from Weekly 

    Despatch

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

    19 WED.

    Raining again -

    Sent back off course -

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

    20 THUR.

    On course - laying low entanglements - 

    finish at dinner-time- packing

    up to move - left the camp at 6.45 - arrived at the huts at

    Bous at 8.0 -


  • January 28, 2018 23:31:05 Stella Watkin

    Right Hand Page:
    APRIL 1916
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    15 SAT.

    Got 1 parcel & 1 letter

    On night patrol

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

    16 SUN.

    1 letter

    Come out of trenches as guide 

    in afternoon - 

    In billets at Collin

    camp -

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

    17 MON.

    Raining - Baths

    new clothes 



     Right Hand Page: 

    APRIL 1916

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

    18 TUES.

    Raining again - On barbed 

    wiring course - stopped

    on account of rain - 

    got cigarettes from Weekly 

    Despatch

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

    19 WED.

    Raining again -

    Sent back off course -

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

    20 THUR.


  • January 28, 2018 23:30:38 Stella Watkin

    Right Hand Page:
    APRIL 1916
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    15 SAT.

    Got 1 parcel & 1 letter

    On night patrol

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

    16 SUN.

    1 letter

    Come out of trenches as guide 

    in afternoon - 

    In billets at Collin

    camp -

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

    17 MON.

    Raining - Baths

    new clothes 



     Right Hand Page: 

    APRIL 1916

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

    18 TUES.

    Raining again - On barbed 

    wiring course - stopped

    on account of rain - 

    got cigarettes from Weekly 

    Despatch

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

    19 WED.


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

    20 THUR.


  • January 28, 2018 23:29:42 Stella Watkin

    Right Hand Page:
    APRIL 1916
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    15 SAT.

    Got 1 parcel & 1 letter

    On night patrol

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

    16 SUN.

    1 letter

    Come out of trenches as guide 

    in afternoon - 

    In billets at Collin

    camp -

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

    17 MON.

    Raining - Baths

    new clothes 



     Right Hand Page: 

    APRIL 1916

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

    18 TUES.


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

    19 WED.


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

    20 THUR.


  • January 28, 2018 23:29:10 Stella Watkin

    Right Hand Page:
    APRIL 1916
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    15 SAT.

    Got 1 parcel & 1 letter

    On night patrol

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

    16 SUN.

    1 letter

    Come out of trenches as guide 

    in afternoon - 

    In billets at Collin

    camp -

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

    17 MON.




     Right Hand Page: 

    APRIL 1916

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

    18 TUES.


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

    19 WED.


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

    20 THUR.


  • January 28, 2018 23:26:58 Stella Watkin

    Right Hand Page:
    APRIL 1916
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    15 SAT.


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

    16 SUN.


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

    17 MON.




     Right Hand Page: 

    APRIL 1916

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

    18 TUES.


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

    19 WED.


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

    20 THUR.


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  • 50.100616||2.601159||

    Colingcamps, France

  • 50.104427||2.541796||

    Bus-lès-Artois, France

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  • Document location Colingcamps, France
  • Additional document location Bus-lès-Artois, France
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Contributor
Brian Verity
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April 15, 1916 – April 20, 1916
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