Trench diary of George Williams

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 Left Hand Page:  
MAY 1916
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3 WED.

On R.E. Fatigue 8.0 am to 

1.0 pm - Foot Bathing - 

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4 THUR.

Lovely morning - 

Parade 8.0 am for R.E. Park

fatigue while 3.0 pm -

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5 FRI.

Out laying water pipes

near the trenches


 Right Hand Page: 

MAY 1916

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6 SAT.

Go to take over trenches

11.30 am - Platoon Runner

Quite in first line - 

all night

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7 SUN.

Sunday School Anniversary - 

Sat in Dressing Station 

thinking of home - 

Big Artillery bombardment

at night - 

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

8 MON. 

Very cold - real 

quiet in the line all night

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 Left Hand Page:  
MAY 1916
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

3 WED.

On R.E. Fatigue 8.0 am to 

1.0 pm - Foot Bathing - 

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

4 THUR.

Lovely morning - 

Parade 8.0 am for R.E. Park

fatigue while 3.0 pm -

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

5 FRI.

Out laying water pipes

near the trenches


 Right Hand Page: 

MAY 1916

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

6 SAT.

Go to take over trenches

11.30 am - Platoon Runner

Quite in first line - 

all night

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

7 SUN.

Sunday School Anniversary - 

Sat in Dressing Station 

thinking of home - 

Big Artillery bombardment

at night - 

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

8 MON. 

Very cold - real 

quiet in the line all night


Transcription history
  • February 16, 2018 21:09:30 Stella Watkin

     Left Hand Page:  
    MAY 1916
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    3 WED.

    On R.E. Fatigue 8.0 am to 

    1.0 pm - Foot Bathing - 

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

    4 THUR.

    Lovely morning - 

    Parade 8.0 am for R.E. Park

    fatigue while 3.0 pm -

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

    5 FRI.

    Out laying water pipes

    near the trenches


     Right Hand Page: 

    MAY 1916

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

    6 SAT.

    Go to take over trenches

    11.30 am - Platoon Runner

    Quite in first line - 

    all night

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

    7 SUN.

    Sunday School Anniversary - 

    Sat in Dressing Station 

    thinking of home - 

    Big Artillery bombardment

    at night - 

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

    8 MON. 

    Very cold - real 

    quiet in the line all night

  • February 16, 2018 21:09:04 Stella Watkin

     Left Hand Page:  
    MAY 1916
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    3 WED.

    On R.E. Fatigue 8.0 am to 

    1.0 pm - Foot Bathing - 

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

    4 THUR.

    Lovely morning - 

    Parade 8.0 am for R.E. Park

    fatigue while 3.0 pm -

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

    5 FRI.

    Out laying water pipes

    near the trenches


     Right Hand Page: 

    MAY 1916

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

    6 SAT.

    Go to take over trenches

    11.30 am - Platoon Runner

    Quite in first line - 

    all night

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

    7 SUN.

    Sunday School Anniversary - 

    Sat in Dressing Station 

    thinking of hom - 

    Big Artillery bombardment

    at night - 

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

    8 MON. 

    Very cold - real 

    quiet in the line all night


  • February 4, 2018 13:15:58 Stella Watkin

     
    Left Hand Page:
     
    MAY 1916
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    3 WED.

    On R.E. Fatigue 8.0 am to 

    1.0 pm - Foot Bathing - 

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

    4 THUR.

    Lovely morning - 

    Parade 8.0 am for R.E. Park

    fatigue while 3.0 pm

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

    5 FRI.

    Out laying water pipes

    neat the trenches


     Right Hand Page: 

    MAY 1916

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

    6 SAT.

    Go to take over trenches

    11.30 am - Platoon Runner

    Quite in first line - 

    all night

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

    7 SUN.

    Sunday School Anniversary - 

    Sat in Dressing Station 

    thinking of hom - 

    Big Artillery bombardment

    at night - 

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

    8 MON. 

    Very cold - real 

    quiet in the line all night


  • January 30, 2018 15:59:28 Stella Watkin

     
    Left Hand Page:
     
    MAY 1916
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    3 WED.

    On R.E. Fatigue 8.0 am to 

    1.0 pm - Foot Bathing - 

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

    4 THUR.

    Lovely morning - 

    Parade 8.0 am for R.E. Park

    fatigue while 3.0 pm

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

    5 FRI.

    Out laying water pipes

    neat the trenches


     Right Hand Page: 

    MAY 1916

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

    6 SAT.

    Go to take over trenches

    11.30 am - Platoon Runner

    Quiet in first line - 

    all night

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

    7 SUN.

    Sunday School Anniversary - 

    Sat in Dressing Station 

    thinking of hom - 

    Big Artillery bombardment

    at night - 

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

    8 MON. 

    Very cold - real 

    quiet in the line all night


  • January 30, 2018 14:40:59 Stella Watkin


    Left Hand Page:
    MAY 1916
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    3 WED.

    On R.E. Fatigue 8.0 am to 

    1.0 pm - Foot Bathing - 

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


    4 THUR.

    Lovely morning - 

    Parade 8.0 am for R.E. Park

    fatigue while 3.0 pm


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

    5 FRI.

    Out laying water pipes

    neat the trenches




     Right Hand Page: 

    MAY 1916

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

    6 SAT.

    Go to take over trenches

    11.30 am - Platoon Runner

    Quite in first line - 

    all night

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

    7 SUN.

    Sunday School Anniversary - 

    Sat in Dressing Station 

    thinking of hom - 

    Big Artillery bombardment

    at night - 

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

    8 MON. 

    Very cold - real 

    quiet in the line all night


  • January 30, 2018 14:40:37 Stella Watkin


    Left Hand Page:
    MAY 1916
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    3 WED.

    On R.E. Fatigue 8.0 am to 

    1.0 pm - Foot Bathing - 

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


    4 THUR.

    Lovely morning - 

    Parade 8.0 am for R.E. Park

    fatigue while 3.0 pm


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

    5 FRI.

    Out laying water pipes

    neat the trenches




     Right Hand Page: 

    MAY 1916

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

    6 SAT.

    Go to take over trenches

    11.30 am - Platoon Runner

    Quite in first line - 

    all night

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

    7 SUN.

    Sunday School Anniversary - 

    Sat in Dressing Station 

    thinking of hom - 

    Big Artillery bombardment

    at night - 

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

    8 MON. 


  • January 30, 2018 14:39:47 Stella Watkin


    Left Hand Page:
    MAY 1916
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    3 WED.

    On R.E. Fatigue 8.0 am to 

    1.0 pm - Foot Bathing - 

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


    4 THUR.

    Lovely morning - 

    Parade 8.0 am for R.E. Park

    fatigue while 3.0 pm


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

    5 FRI.

    Out laying water pipes

    neat the trenches




     Right Hand Page: 

    MAY 1916

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

    6 SAT.

    Go to take over trenches

    11.30 am - Platoon Runner

    Quite in first line - 

    all night

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

    7 SUN.


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

    8 MON. 


  • January 30, 2018 14:39:03 Stella Watkin


    Left Hand Page:
    MAY 1916
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    3 WED.

    On R.E. Fatigue 8.0 am to 

    1.0 pm - Foot Bathing - 

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


    4 THUR.

    Lovely morning - 

    Parade 8.0 am for R.E. Park

    fatigue while 3.0 pm


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

    5 FRI.

    Out laying water pipes

    neat the trenches




     Right Hand Page: 

    MAY 1916

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

    6 SAT.


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

    7 SUN.


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

    8 MON. 


  • January 30, 2018 14:38:38 Stella Watkin


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    MAY 1916
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    3 WED.

    On R.E. Fatigue 8.0 am to 

    1.0 pm - Foot Bathing - 

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


    4 THUR.

    Lovely morning - 

    Parade 8.0 am for R.E. Park

    fatigue while 3.0 pm


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

    5 FRI.




     Right Hand Page: 

    MAY 1916

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

    6 SAT.


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    7 SUN.


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    8 MON. 


  • January 30, 2018 14:37:58 Stella Watkin


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    MAY 1916
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    3 WED.

    On R.E. Fatigue 8.0 am to 

    1.0 pm - Foot Bathing - 

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


    4 THUR.


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    5 FRI.




     Right Hand Page: 

    MAY 1916

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    6 SAT.


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    7 SUN.


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    8 MON. 


  • January 30, 2018 14:37:16 Stella Watkin


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    3 WED.


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    4 THUR.


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    5 FRI.




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    MAY 1916

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    6 SAT.


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    7 SUN.


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    8 MON. 


  • January 30, 2018 14:35:28 Stella Watkin


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    MAY 1916

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