Trench diary of George Williams

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Left Hand Page: 

JUNE 1916

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20 TUES.

No parade - company out - 

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21 WED.

My Birthday -

out all day at trenches

Very hot -

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22 THURS.

 (blank no entry) 



Right Hand Page: 

JUNE 1916

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23 FRI.

Heavy thunderstorm

Working at the trenches

Left out camp for Authie -

in billets at a big farm - 

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24 SAT.      St John the Baptist

Morning off for cleaning -

Battalion manoeuvres

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

25 SUN.  1st after Trinity

On Bombing Inspection - 

Heavy Bombardment -

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Left Hand Page: 

JUNE 1916

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

20 TUES.

No parade - company out - 

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

21 WED.

My Birthday -

out all day at trenches

Very hot -

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

22 THURS.

 (blank no entry) 



Right Hand Page: 

JUNE 1916

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

23 FRI.

Heavy thunderstorm

Working at the trenches

Left out camp for Authie -

in billets at a big farm - 

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

24 SAT.      St John the Baptist

Morning off for cleaning -

Battalion manoeuvres

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

25 SUN.  1st after Trinity

On Bombing Inspection - 

Heavy Bombardment -


Transcription history
  • February 17, 2018 17:13:29 Stella Watkin

    Left Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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

    20 TUES.

    No parade - company out - 

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

    21 WED.

    My Birthday -

    out all day at trenches

    Very hot -

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

    22 THURS.

     (blank no entry) 



    Right Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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

    23 FRI.

    Heavy thunderstorm

    Working at the trenches

    Left out camp for Authie -

    in billets at a big farm - 

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

    24 SAT.      St John the Baptist

    Morning off for cleaning -

    Battalion manoeuvres

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

    25 SUN.  1st after Trinity

    On Bombing Inspection - 

    Heavy Bombardment -

  • February 17, 2018 17:13:08 Stella Watkin

    Left Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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

    20 TUES.

    No parade - company out - 

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

    21 WED.

    My Birthday -

    out all day at trenches

    Very hot -

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

    22 THURS.

     (blank no entry) 



    Right Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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

    23 FRI.

    Heavy thunderstorm

    Working at the trenches

    Left out camp for Authie -

    in billets at a big farm - 

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

    24 SAT.      St John the Baptist

    Morning off for cleaning -

    Battalion manoeuvres

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

    25 SUN.  1st after Trinity

    On Bombing Inspection - 

    Heavy Bombardment -


  • January 31, 2018 20:12:09 Stella Watkin

    Left Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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

    20 TUES.

    No parade - company out - 

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

    21 WED.

    My Birthday -

    out all day at trenches

    Very hot -

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

    22 THURS.

     (blank no entry) 



    Right Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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

    23 FRI.

    Heavy thunderstorm

    Working at the trenches

    Left out camp for Authie -

    in billets at a big farm - 

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

    24 SAT.

    Morning off for cleaning -

    Battalion manoeuvres

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

    25 SUN.

    On Bombing Inspection - 

    Heavy Bombardment -


  • January 31, 2018 10:17:47 Stella Watkin

    Left Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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

    20 TUES.

    No parade - company out - 

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

    21 WED.

    My Birthday -

    out all day at trenches

    Very hot -

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

    22 THURS.

     (blank no entry) 

    Right Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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

    23 FRI.

    Heavy thunderstorm

    Working at the trenches

    Left out camp for Authie -

    in billets at a big farm - 

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

    24 SAT.

    Morning off for cleaning -

    Battalion manoeuvres

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

    25 SUN.

    On Bombing Inspection - 

    Heavy Bombardment -


  • January 31, 2018 10:17:14 Stella Watkin

    Left Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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

    20 TUES.

    No parade - company out - 

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

    21 WED.

    My Birthday -

    out all day at trenches

    Very hot -

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

    22 THURS.

    (blank no entry)

    Right Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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

    23 FRI.

    Heavy thunderstorm

    Working at the trenches

    Left out camp for Authie -

    in billets at a big farm - 

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

    24 SAT.

    Morning off for cleaning -

    Battalion manoeuvres

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

    25 SUN.

    On Bombing Inspection - 

    Heavy Bombardment -


  • January 31, 2018 10:13:53 Stella Watkin

    Left Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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

    20 TUES.

    No parade - company out - 

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

    21 WED.

    My Birthday -

    out all day at trenches

    Very hot -

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

    22 THURS.

    (blank no entry)

    Right Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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

    23 FRI.

    Heavy thunderstorm

    Working at the trenches

    Left out camp for Authie -

    in billets at a big farm - 

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

    24 SAT.

    Morning off for cleaning -

    Battalion manouvre

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

    25 SUN.

    On Bombing Inspection - 

    Heavy Bombardment -


  • January 31, 2018 10:12:46 Stella Watkin

    Left Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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

    20 TUES.

    No parade - company out - 

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

    21 WED.

    My Birthday -

    out all day at trenches

    Very hot -

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

    22 THURS.

    (blank no entry)

    Right Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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

    23 FRI.

    Heavy thunderstorm

    Working at the trenches

    Left out camp for Authie -

    in billets at a big farm - 

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

    24 SAT.

    Morning off for cleaning -

    Battalion manouvre

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

    25 SUN.

    On Bombing Inspection - 

    Heavy Bombardment -


  • January 31, 2018 09:57:05 Stella Watkin

    Left Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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

    20 TUES

    No parade - company out - 

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

    21 WED.

    My Birthday -

    out all day at trenches

    Very hot -

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

    22 THURS.

    (blank no entry)

    Right Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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

    23 FRI.

    Heavy thunderstorm

    Working at the trenches

    Left out camp for Authie -

    in billets at a big farm - 

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

    24 SAT.

    Morning off for cleaning -

    Battalion manouvre

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

    On Bombing Inspection - 

    Heavy Bombardment -

    25 SUN.


  • January 31, 2018 09:54:29 Stella Watkin

    Left Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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

    20 TUES

    No parade - company out - 

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

    21 WED.

    My Birthday -

    out all day at trenches

    Very hot -

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

    22 THURS.


    Right Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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

    23 FRI.


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

    24 SAT.


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

    25 SUN.


  • January 31, 2018 09:54:05 Stella Watkin

    Left Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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

    20 TUES

    No parade - company out - 

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

    21 WED.


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

    22 THURS.


    Right Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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

    23 FRI.


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

    24 SAT.


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

    25 SUN.


  • January 31, 2018 09:53:32 Stella Watkin

    Left Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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    20 TUES


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

    21 WED.


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

    22 THURS.


    Right Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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

    23 FRI.


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

    24 SAT.


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

    25 SUN.


  • January 31, 2018 09:52:47 Stella Watkin

    Right Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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

    20 TUES


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    21 WED.


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

    22 THURS.


    Right Hand Page: 

    JUNE 1916

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

    23 FRI.


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

    24 SAT.


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

    25 SUN.


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    Authie, France

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  • Document location Authie, France


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Contributor
Brian Verity
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June 20, 1916 – June 25, 1916
  • English

  • Western Front


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