Trench diary of George Williams

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Left Hand Page: 

JULY 1916

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8 SAT.

Lovely morning - packing up


leave at 9.0 pm - march to

aux le Cateau to 

entrain in cattle trucks

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9 SUN. 

Leave at 3.0 am - detrain

at 7.0 am and march to

Robecqe

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

Cleaning up - plenty cherries

10 MON.



Right Hand Page: 

JULY 1916

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11 TUES.

Orderly - 

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12 WED.

Drilling until dinner-time

Afternoon off - got

mothers parcel - 

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

13 THUR.

Physical Drill

Company Drill in afternoon

Baths - 

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Left Hand Page: 

JULY 1916

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

8 SAT.

Lovely morning - packing up


leave at 9.0 pm - march to

aux le Cateau to 

entrain in cattle trucks

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

9 SUN. 

Leave at 3.0 am - detrain

at 7.0 am and march to

Robecqe

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

Cleaning up - plenty cherries

10 MON.



Right Hand Page: 

JULY 1916

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

11 TUES.

Orderly - 

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

12 WED.

Drilling until dinner-time

Afternoon off - got

mothers parcel - 

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

13 THUR.

Physical Drill

Company Drill in afternoon

Baths - 


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  • February 17, 2018 22:16:02 Stella Watkin

    Left Hand Page: 

    JULY 1916

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

    8 SAT.

    Lovely morning - packing up


    leave at 9.0 pm - march to

    aux le Cateau to 

    entrain in cattle trucks

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

    9 SUN. 

    Leave at 3.0 am - detrain

    at 7.0 am and march to

    Robecqe

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

    Cleaning up - plenty cherries

    10 MON.



    Right Hand Page: 

    JULY 1916

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

    11 TUES.

    Orderly - 

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

    12 WED.

    Drilling until dinner-time

    Afternoon off - got

    mothers parcel - 

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

    13 THUR.

    Physical Drill

    Company Drill in afternoon

    Baths - 

  • February 4, 2018 10:50:32 Stella Watkin

    Left Hand Page: 

    JULY 1916

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

    8 SAT.

    Lovely morning - packing up


    leave at 9.0 pm - march to

    dux le Cateau to 

    entrain in cattle trucks

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

    9 SUN. 

    Leave at 3.0 am - detrain

    at 7.0 am and march to

    Robecqe

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

    Cleaning up - plenty cherries

    10 MON.



    Right Hand Page: 

    JULY 1916

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

    11 TUES.

    Orderly - 

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

    12 WED.

    Drilling until dinner-time

    Afternoon off - got

    mothers parcel - 

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

    13 THUR.

    Physical Drill

    Company Drill in afternoon

    Baths - 


  • January 31, 2018 20:48:56 Stella Watkin

    Left Hand Page: 

    JULY 1916

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

    8 SAT.

    Lovely morning - packing up


    leave at 9.0 pm - march to

     aux  le Cateau to 

    entrain in cattle trucks

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

    9 SUN. 

    Leave at 3.0 am - detrain

    at 7.0 am and march to

    Robecqe

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

    Cleaning up - plenty cherries

    10 MON.



    Right Hand Page: 

    JULY 1916

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

    11 TUES.

    Orderly - 

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

    12 WED.

    Drilling until dinner-time

    Afternoon off - got

    mothers parcel - 

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

    13 THUR.

    Physical Drill

    Company Drill in afternoon

    Baths - 


  • January 31, 2018 20:41:59 Stella Watkin

    Left Hand Page: 

    JULY 1916

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

    8 SAT.

    Lovely morning - packing up


    leave at 9.0 pm - march to

    dux le Cateau to 

    entrain in cattle trucks

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

    9 SUN. 

    Leave at 3.0 am - detrain

    at 7.0 am and march to

    Robecqe

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

    Cleaning up - plenty cherries

    10 MON.



    Right Hand Page: 

    JULY 1916

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

    11 TUES.

    Orderly - 

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

    12 WED.

    Drilling until dinner-time

    Afternoon off - got

    mothers parcel - 


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

    13 THUR.

    Physical Drill

    Company Drill in afternoon

    Baths - 


  • January 31, 2018 20:41:30 Stella Watkin

    Left Hand Page: 

    JULY 1916

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

    8 SAT.

    Lovely morning - packing up


    leave at 9.0 pm - march to

    dux le Cateau to 

    entrain in cattle trucks

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

    9 SUN. 

    Leave at 3.0 am - detrain

    at 7.0 am and march to

    Robecqe

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

    Cleaning up - plenty cherries

    10 MON.



    Right Hand Page: 

    JULY 1916

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

    11 TUES.

    Orderly - 

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

    12 WED.

    Drilling until dinner-time

    Afternoon off - got

    mothers parcel - 


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

    13 THUR.


  • January 31, 2018 20:40:47 Stella Watkin

    Left Hand Page: 

    JULY 1916

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

    8 SAT.

    Lovely morning - packing up


    leave at 9.0 pm - march to

    dux le Cateau to 

    entrain in cattle trucks

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

    9 SUN. 

    Leave at 3.0 am - detrain

    at 7.0 am and march to

    Robecqe

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

    Cleaning up - plenty cherries

    10 MON.



    Right Hand Page: 

    JULY 1916

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

    11 TUES.


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

    12 WED.


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

    13 THUR.


  • January 31, 2018 20:40:27 Stella Watkin

    Left Hand Page: 

    JULY 1916

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    8 SAT.

    Lovely morning - packing up


    leave at 9.0 pm - march to

    dux le Cateau to 

    entrain in cattle trucks

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

    9 SUN. 

    Leave at 3.0 am - detrain

    at 7.0 am and march to

    Robecqe

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

    10 MON.



    Right Hand Page: 

    JULY 1916

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

    11 TUES.


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

    12 WED.


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

    13 THUR.


  • January 31, 2018 20:38:06 Stella Watkin

    Left Hand Page: 

    JULY 1916

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    8 SAT.


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    9 SUN. 


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    10 MON.



    Right Hand Page: 

    JULY 1916

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    11 TUES.


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    12 WED.


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    13 THUR.


  • January 31, 2018 20:37:03 Stella Watkin

    Hand Left Page: 

    JULY 1916

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    8 SAT.


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    9 SUN. 


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    10 MON.



    Right Hand Page: 

    JULY 1916

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    11 TUES.


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    12 WED.


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    13 THUR.


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  • 50.103942||3.544235||

    Le Cateau, France

  • 50.59489||2.563854||

    Robecq, France

Location(s)
  • Document location Le Cateau, France
  • Additional document location Robecq, France


ID
17242 / 189163
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Contributor
Brian Verity
License
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July 8, 1916 – July 13, 1916
  • English

  • Western Front




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