Trench diary of George Williams

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APRIL 1916 
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21 FRI.    Good Friday

Revellie 5.30

Breakfast 6.0 - Fatigues -

Camp inches in mud - Lovely Morning -

Out at night for digging

6.0 to 10.0 at Windmill - 

Pouring with rain -

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22 SAT.

Raining - 

No Parades -

Bank Holiday at Hull - 

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23 SUN.

Lovely Day

Breakfast 6.30 - out at

Colling camp putting up barbed

wire until 2.0 pm -

at Rev Kedward's Service


 Right Hand Page: 

APRIL 1916

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24 MON.

Fatigues - Mess Orderlies -

Playing Football at night -

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25 TUES.

On Road Fatigue - 

mending roads -

most of company out 

all night -

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

26 WED.

On Fatigue at 

R.E. Dump until 2.0 -  R.E. = Royal Engineers 

Out digging in cable at 

night - 


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 Left Hand Page:  
APRIL 1916 
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

21 FRI.    Good Friday

Revellie 5.30

Breakfast 6.0 - Fatigues -

Camp inches in mud - Lovely Morning -

Out at night for digging

6.0 to 10.0 at Windmill - 

Pouring with rain -

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

22 SAT.

Raining - 

No Parades -

Bank Holiday at Hull - 

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

23 SUN.

Lovely Day

Breakfast 6.30 - out at

Colling camp putting up barbed

wire until 2.0 pm -

at Rev Kedward's Service


 Right Hand Page: 

APRIL 1916

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

24 MON.

Fatigues - Mess Orderlies -

Playing Football at night -

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

25 TUES.

On Road Fatigue - 

mending roads -

most of company out 

all night -

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

26 WED.

On Fatigue at 

R.E. Dump until 2.0 -  R.E. = Royal Engineers 

Out digging in cable at 

night - 



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  • February 16, 2018 00:02:07 Stella Watkin

     Left Hand Page:  
    APRIL 1916 
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    21 FRI.    Good Friday

    Revellie 5.30

    Breakfast 6.0 - Fatigues -

    Camp inches in mud - Lovely Morning -

    Out at night for digging

    6.0 to 10.0 at Windmill - 

    Pouring with rain -

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

    22 SAT.

    Raining - 

    No Parades -

    Bank Holiday at Hull - 

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

    23 SUN.

    Lovely Day

    Breakfast 6.30 - out at

    Colling camp putting up barbed

    wire until 2.0 pm -

    at Rev Kedward's Service


     Right Hand Page: 

    APRIL 1916

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

    24 MON.

    Fatigues - Mess Orderlies -

    Playing Football at night -

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

    25 TUES.

    On Road Fatigue - 

    mending roads -

    most of company out 

    all night -

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

    26 WED.

    On Fatigue at 

    R.E. Dump until 2.0 -  R.E. = Royal Engineers 

    Out digging in cable at 

    night - 


  • February 16, 2018 00:00:49 Stella Watkin

     Left Hand Page:  
    APRIL 1916 
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    21 FRI.    Good Friday

    Revellie 5.30

    Breakfast 6.0 - Fatigues -

    Camp inches in mud - Lovely Morning -

    Out at night for digging

    6.0 to 10.0 at Windmill - 

    Pouring with rain -

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

    22 SAT.

    Raining - 

    No Parades -

    Bank Holiday at Hull - 

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

    23 SUN.

    Lovely Day

    Breakfast 6.30 - out at

    Colling camp putting up barbed

    wire until 2.0 pm -

    at Rev Kedward's Service


     Right Hand Page: 

    APRIL 1916

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

    24 MON.

    Fatigues - Mess Orderlies -

    Playing Football at night -

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

    25 TUES.

    On Road Fatigue - 

    mending roads -

    most of company out 

    all night -

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

    26 WED.

    On Fatigue at 

    R.E. Dump until 2.0 -

    Out digging in cable at 

    night - 



  • January 30, 2018 14:17:52 Stella Watkin

     Left Hand Page:  
    APRIL 1916 Good Friday
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    21 FRI.

    Revellie 5.30

    Breakfast 6.0 - Fatigues -

    Camp inches in mud - Lovely Morning -

    Out at night for digging

    6.0 to 10.0 at Windmill - 

    Pouring with rain -

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

    22 SAT.

    Raining - 

    No Parades -

    Bank Holiday at Hull - 

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

    23 SUN.

    Lovely Day

    Breakfast 6.30 - out at

    Colling camp putting up barbed

    wire until 2.0 pm -

    at Rev Kedward's Service


     Right Hand Page: 

    APRIL 1916

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

    24 MON.

    Fatigues - Mess Orderlies -

    Playing Football at night -

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

    25 TUES.

    On road Fatigue - 

    mending roads -

    most of company out 

    all night -

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

    26 WED.

    On Fatigue at 

    R.E. Dump until 2.0 -

    Out digging in cable at 

    night - 



  • January 28, 2018 23:51:57 Stella Watkin

     Left Hand Page:  
    APRIL 1916 Good Friday
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    21 FRI.

    Revellie 5.30

    Breakfast 6.0 - Fatigues -

    Camp inches in mud - Lovely Morning -

    Out at night for digging

    6.0 to 10.0 at Windmill - 

    Pouring with rain -

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

    22 SAT.

    Raining - 

    No Parades -

    Bank Holiday at Hull - 

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

    23 SUN.

    Lovely Day

    Breakfast 6.30 - out at

    Colling camp putting up barbed

    wire until 2.0 pm -

    at Rev Kedward's Service


     Right Hand Page: 

    APRIL 1916

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

    24 MON.

    Fatigues - Mess Orderlies -

    Playing Football at night -

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

    25 TUES.

    On road Fatigue - 

    mending roads -

    most of company out 

    all night -

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

    26 WED.

    On Fatigue at 

    R.E. Dump until 2.0 -

    Out digging in cable at 

    night - 



  • January 28, 2018 23:49:02 Stella Watkin

     Left Hand Page:  
    APRIL 1916 Good Friday
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    21 FRI.

    Revellie 5.30

    Breakfast 6.0 - Fatigues -

    Camp inches in mud - Lovely Morning -

    Out at night for digging

    6.0 to 10.0 at Windmill - 

    Pouring with rain -

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

    22 SAT.

    Raining - 

    No Parades -

    Bank Holiday at Hull - 

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

    23 SUN.

    Lovely Day

    Breakfast 6.30 - out at

    Colling camp putting up barbed

    wire until 2.0 pm -

    at Rev Kedward's Service


     Right Hand Page: 

    APRIL 1916

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

    24 MON.

    Fatigues - Mess Orderlies -

    Playing Football at night -


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

    25 TUES.

    On road Fatigue - 

    mending roads -

    most of company out 

    all night -

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

    26 WED.

    On Fatigue at 

    R.E. Dump until 2.0 -

    Out digging in cable at 

    night - 



  • January 28, 2018 23:46:42 Stella Watkin

    Left Hand Page:
    APRIL 1916 Good Friday
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    21 FRI.

    Revellie 5.30

    Breakfast 6.0 - Fatigues -

    Camp inches in mud - Lovely Morning -

    Out at night for digging

    6.0 to 10.0 at Windmill - 

    Pouring with rain -

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

    22 SAT.

    Raining - 

    No Parades -

    Bank Holiday at Hull - 


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

    23 SUN.

    Lovely Day

    Breakfast 6.30 - out at

    Colling camp putting up barbed

    wire until 2.0 pm -

    at Rev Kedward's Service


     Right Hand Page: 

    APRIL 1916

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

    24 MON.

    Fatigues - Mess Orderlies -

    Playing Football at night -


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

    25 TUES.

    On road Fatigue - 

    mending roads -

    most of company out 

    all night -

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

    26 WED.

    On Fatigue at 

    R.E. Dump until 2.0 -

    Out digging in cable at 

    night - 



  • January 28, 2018 23:45:55 Stella Watkin

    Left Hand Page:
    APRIL 1916 Good Friday
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    21 FRI.

    Revellie 5.30

    Breakfast 6.0 - Fatigues -

    Camp inches in mud - Lovely Morning -

    Out at night for digging

    6.0 to 10.0 at Windmill - 

    Pouring with rain -

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

    22 SAT.

    Raining - 

    No Parades -

    Bank Holiday at Hull - 


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

    23 SUN.

    Lovely Day

    Breakfast 6.30 - out at

    Colling camp putting up barbed

    wire until 2.0 pm -

    at Rev Kedward's Service


     Right Hand Page: 

    APRIL 1916

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

    24 MON.

    Fatigues - Mess Orderlies -

    Playing Football at night -


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

    25 TUES.

    On road Fatigue - 

    mending roads -

    most of company out 

    all night -

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

    26 WED.



  • January 28, 2018 23:45:23 Stella Watkin

    Left Hand Page:
    APRIL 1916 Good Friday
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    21 FRI.

    Revellie 5.30

    Breakfast 6.0 - Fatigues -

    Camp inches in mud - Lovely Morning -

    Out at night for digging

    6.0 to 10.0 at Windmill - 

    Pouring with rain -

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

    22 SAT.

    Raining - 

    No Parades -

    Bank Holiday at Hull - 


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

    23 SUN.

    Lovely Day

    Breakfast 6.30 - out at

    Colling camp putting up barbed

    wire until 2.0 pm -

    at Rev Kedward's Service


     Right Hand Page: 

    APRIL 1916

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

    24 MON.

    Fatigues - Mess Orderlies -

    Playing Football at night -


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

    25 TUES.


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

    26 WED.



  • January 28, 2018 23:44:33 Stella Watkin

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    APRIL 1916 Good Friday
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    21 FRI.

    Revellie 5.30

    Breakfast 6.0 - Fatigues -

    Camp inches in mud - Lovely Morning -

    Out at night for digging

    6.0 to 10.0 at Windmill - 

    Pouring with rain -

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

    22 SAT.

    Raining - 

    No Parades -

    Bank Holiday at Hull - 


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

    23 SUN.

    Lovely Day

    Breakfast 6.30 - out at

    Colling camp putting up barbed

    wire until 2.0 pm -

    at Rev Kedward's Service


     Right Hand Page: 

    APRIL 1916

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

    24 MON.


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    25 TUES.


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

    26 WED.



  • January 28, 2018 23:43:28 Stella Watkin

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    APRIL 1916 Good Friday
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    21 FRI.

    Revellie 5.30

    Breakfast 6.0 - Fatigues -

    Camp inches in mud - Lovely Morning -

    Out at night for digging

    6.0 to 10.0 at Windmill - 

    Pouring with rain -

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

    22 SAT.

    Raining - 

    No Parades -

    Bank Holiday at Hull - 


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

    23 SUN.


     Right Hand Page: 

    APRIL 1916

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

    24 MON.


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    25 TUES.


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

    26 WED.



  • January 28, 2018 23:42:40 Stella Watkin

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    APRIL 1916 Good Friday
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    21 FRI.

    Revellie 5.30

    Breakfast 6.0 - Fatigues -

    Camp inches in mud - Lovely Morning -

    Out at night for digging

    6.0 to 10.0 at Windmill - 

    Pouring with rain -

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


    22 SAT.


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    23 SUN.


     Right Hand Page: 

    APRIL 1916

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    24 MON.


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    25 TUES.


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    26 WED.



  • January 28, 2018 23:39:59 Stella Watkin

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    APRIL 1916
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    21 FRI.


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    22 SAT.


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    23 SUN.


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    APRIL 1916

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    April 21, 1916 – April 26, 1916
    • English

    • Western Front

    • Rev Kedward



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