Trench diary of George Williams

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Left Hand Page: 

JUNE 1916

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14 WED. Ember Day.

Company Relieved by

Seaforth Highlanders -

Camped in Bus Woods -

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15 THUR.

Cleaning up - clocks

altered put one hour 

forward - At Mally-Mally

filling trench in -

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16 FRI. Ember Day.

Heel Bad - Day off


Right Hand Page: 

JUNE 1916

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17 SAT. Ember Day.

Day off - Bayonets
being sharpened up -

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18 SUN. Trinity Sunday

Company on Fatigue
Baths - Got parcels -
German Aeroplanes active

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

19 MON. 

Mr Smith takes us for

bombing - 

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Left Hand Page: 

JUNE 1916

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

14 WED. Ember Day.

Company Relieved by

Seaforth Highlanders -

Camped in Bus Woods -

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

15 THUR.

Cleaning up - clocks

altered put one hour 

forward - At Mally-Mally

filling trench in -

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

16 FRI. Ember Day.

Heel Bad - Day off


Right Hand Page: 

JUNE 1916

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

17 SAT. Ember Day.

Day off - Bayonets
being sharpened up -

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

18 SUN. Trinity Sunday

Company on Fatigue
Baths - Got parcels -
German Aeroplanes active

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

19 MON. 

Mr Smith takes us for

bombing - 


Transcription history
  • March 14, 2018 11:13:13 Stella Watkin

    Left Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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

    14 WED. Ember Day.

    Company Relieved by

    Seaforth Highlanders -

    Camped in Bus Woods -

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

    15 THUR.

    Cleaning up - clocks

    altered put one hour 

    forward - At Mally-Mally

    filling trench in -

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

    16 FRI. Ember Day.

    Heel Bad - Day off


    Right Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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

    17 SAT. Ember Day.

    Day off - Bayonets
    being sharpened up -

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

    18 SUN. Trinity Sunday

    Company on Fatigue
    Baths - Got parcels -
    German Aeroplanes active

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

    19 MON. 

    Mr Smith takes us for

    bombing - 

  • February 17, 2018 13:50:38 Stella Watkin

    Left Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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

    14 WED. Ember Day.

    Company Relieved by

    Seaforth Highlanders -

    Camped in Bus Woods -

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

    15 THUR.

    Cleaning up - clocks

    altered put one hour 

    forward - At Mally - Mally

    filling trench in -

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

    16 FRI. Ember Day.

    Heel Bad - Day off


    Right Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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

    17 SAT. Ember Day.

    Day off - Bayonets
    being sharpened up -

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

    18 SUN. Trinity Sunday

    Company on Fatigue
    Baths - Got parcels -
    German Aeroplanes active

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

    19 MON. 

    Mr Smith takes us for

    bombing - 


  • January 31, 2018 09:48:31 Stella Watkin

    Left Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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

    14 WED. Ember Day.

    Company Relieved by

    Seaforth Highlanders -

    Camped in Bus Woods -

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

    15 THUR.

    Cleaning up - clocks

    altered put one hour 

    forward - At Mally - Mally

    filling trench in -

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

    16 FRI. Ember Day.

    Heel Bad - Day off


    Right Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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

    17 SAT. Ember Day.

    Day off - Bayonets
    being sharpened up -

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

    18 SUN. Trinity Sunday

    Company on Fatigue
    Baths - Got parcels -
    German Aeroplanes active

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

    19 MON. 

    Mr Smith takes us for

    bombing - 


  • January 31, 2018 09:45:37 Stella Watkin

    Left Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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

    14 WED. Ember Day.

    Company Relieved by

    Seaforth Highlanders -

    Camped in Bus Woods -


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

    15 THUR.

    Cleaning up - clocks

    altered put one hour 

    forward - At Mally - Mally

    filling trench in -

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

    16 FRI. Ember Day.H(F?)eel Bad - Day off



    Right Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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

    17 SAT. Ember Day.

    Day off - Bayonets
    being sharpened up -


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

    18 SUN. Trinity Sunday

    Company on Fatigue
    Baths - Got parcels -
    German Aeroplanes active


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

    19 MON. 

    Mr Smith takes us for

    bombing - 


  • January 31, 2018 09:44:27 Stella Watkin

    Left Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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

    14 WED. Ember Day.

    Company Relieved by

    Seaforth Highlanders -

    Camped in Bus Woods -


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

    15 THUR.

    Cleaning up - clocks

    altered put one hour 

    forward - At Mally - Mally

    filling trench in -

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

    16 FRI. Ember Day.


    Right Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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

    17 SAT. Ember Day.

    H(F?)eel Bad - Day off
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    18 SUN. Trinity Sunday

    Day off - Bayonets 

    being sharpened up -


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

    19 MON. 

    Company on Fatigue

    Baths - Got parcels - 

    German Aeroplanes active


  • January 31, 2018 09:44:13 Stella Watkin

    Left Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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

    14 WED. Ember Day.

    Company Relieved by

    Seaforth Highlanders -

    Camped in Bus Woods -


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

    15 THUR.

    Cleaning up - clocks

    altered put one hour 

    forward - At Mally - Mally

    filling trench in -

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

    16 FRI. Ember Day.


    Right Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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

    17 SAT. Ember Day.

    H(F?)eel Bad - Day off
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    18 SUN. Trinity Sunday

    Day off - Bayonets 

    being sharpened up -


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

    19 MON. 

    Compnay on Fatigue

    Baths - Got paercels - 

    German Aeroplanes active


  • January 31, 2018 09:43:44 Stella Watkin

    Left Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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

    14 WED. Ember Day.

    Company Relieved by

    Seaforth Highlanders -

    Camped in Bus Woods -


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

    15 THUR.

    Cleaning up - clocks

    altered put one hour 

    forward - At Mally - Mally

    filling trench in -

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

    16 FRI. Ember Day.


    Right Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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

    17 SAT. Ember Day.

    H(F?)eel Bad - Day off
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    18 SUN. Trinity Sunday

    Day off - Bayonets 

    being sharpened up -


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

    19 MON. 



  • January 31, 2018 09:43:17 Stella Watkin

    Left Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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

    14 WED. Ember Day.

    Company Relieved by

    Seaforth Highlanders -

    Camped in Bus Woods -


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

    15 THUR.

    Cleaning up - clocks

    altered put one hour 

    forward - At Mally - Mally

    filling trench in -

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

    16 FRI. Ember Day.


    Right Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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

    17 SAT. Ember Day.

    H(F?)eel Bad - Day off
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    18 SUN. Trinity Sunday



    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------19

    19 MON. 



  • January 31, 2018 09:42:18 Stella Watkin

    Left Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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

    14 WED. Ember Day.

    Company Relieved by

    Seaforth Highlanders -

    Camped in Bus Woods -


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

    15 THUR.

    Cleaning up - clocks

    altered put one hour 

    forward - At Mally - Mally

    filling trench in -

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

    16 FRI. Ember Day.


    Right Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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

    17 SAT. Ember Day.


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

    18 SUN. Trinity Sunday



    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------19

    19 MON. 



  • January 31, 2018 09:41:37 Stella Watkin

    Left Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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

    14 WED. Ember Day.

    Company Relieved by

    Seaforth Highlanders -

    Camped in Bus Woods -


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

    15 THUR.


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

    16 FRI. Ember Day.


    Right Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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

    17 SAT. Ember Day.


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

    18 SUN. Trinity Sunday



    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------19

    19 MON. 



  • January 31, 2018 09:37:57 Stella Watkin

    Righ Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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    14 WED. Ember Day.


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    15 THUR.


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

    16 FRI. Ember Day.


    Right Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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

    17 SAT. Ember Day.


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

    18 SUN. Trinity Sunday



    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------19

    19 MON. 



  • January 31, 2018 09:36:12 Stella Watkin

    Right Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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

    14 WED. Ember Day.


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    15 THUR.


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

    16 FRI. Ember Day.


    Right Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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  • 50.077367||2.604942||

    Mailly-Maillet, France

  • 50.104427||2.541796||

    Bus-lès-Artois, France

Location(s)
  • Document location Mailly-Maillet, France
  • Additional document location Bus-lès-Artois, France


ID
17242 / 189159
Source
http://europeana1914-1918.eu/...
Contributor
Brian Verity
License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/


June 14, 1916 – June 19, 1916
  • English

  • Western Front

  • Seaforth Highlanders



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