Trench diary of George Williams

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 Left Hand Page: 

AUGUST 1916

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1 TUES.

Real hot

Parades until dinner-time

Pay - out carrying wire

into the line until 1 am

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2 WED.

HOT - Phy Drill - 

Baths

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3 THUR.

On Bombing course


 Right Hand Page: 

AUGUST 1916

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4 FRI.

Anniversary of

England's declaration of war

on Germany - P. M. Church Parade

10.0 am - out at night on

fatigue -

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5 SAT.

preparing for trenches -

leave for them at 6.0 pm -

On front line - out wiring

at night for 3 hours -

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

6 SUN.   7th after Trinity

Working for four hours -


Out at night on wiring party

for 3 hours -

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 Left Hand Page: 

AUGUST 1916

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

1 TUES.

Real hot

Parades until dinner-time

Pay - out carrying wire

into the line until 1 am

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

2 WED.

HOT - Phy Drill - 

Baths

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

3 THUR.

On Bombing course


 Right Hand Page: 

AUGUST 1916

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

4 FRI.

Anniversary of

England's declaration of war

on Germany - P. M. Church Parade

10.0 am - out at night on

fatigue -

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

5 SAT.

preparing for trenches -

leave for them at 6.0 pm -

On front line - out wiring

at night for 3 hours -

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

6 SUN.   7th after Trinity

Working for four hours -


Out at night on wiring party

for 3 hours -


Transcription history
  • February 18, 2018 00:03:15 Stella Watkin


     Left Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    1 TUES.

    Real hot

    Parades until dinner-time

    Pay - out carrying wire

    into the line until 1 am

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

    2 WED.

    HOT - Phy Drill - 

    Baths

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

    3 THUR.

    On Bombing course


     Right Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    4 FRI.

    Anniversary of

    England's declaration of war

    on Germany - P. M. Church Parade

    10.0 am - out at night on

    fatigue -

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

    5 SAT.

    preparing for trenches -

    leave for them at 6.0 pm -

    On front line - out wiring

    at night for 3 hours -

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

    6 SUN.   7th after Trinity

    Working for four hours -


    Out at night on wiring party

    for 3 hours -

  • February 1, 2018 11:10:10 Stella Watkin


     Left Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    1 TUES.

    Real hot

    Parades until dinner-time

    Pay - out carrying wire

    into the line until 1 am

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

    2 WED.

    HOT - Phy Drill - 

    Baths

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

    3 THUR.

    On Bombing course


     Right Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    4 FRI.

    Anniversary of

    England's declaration of war

    on Germany - P. M. Church Parade

    10.0 am - out at night on

    fatigue -

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

    5 SAT.

    preparing for trenches -

    leave for them at 6.0 pm -

    On front line - out wiring

    at night for 3 hours -

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

    6 SUN. 

    Working for four hours -


    Out at night on wiring party

    for 3 hours -


  • February 1, 2018 11:09:36 Stella Watkin


     Left Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    1 TUES.

    Real hot

    Parades until dinner-time

    Pay - out carrying wire

    into the line until 1 am

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

    2 WED.

    HOT - Phy Drill - 

    Baths

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

    3 THUR.

    On Bombing course


     Right Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    4 FRI.

    Anniversary of

    England's declaration of war

    on Germany - P. M. Church Parade

    10.0 am - out at night on

    fatigue -

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

    5 SAT.

    preparing for trenches -

    leave for them at 6.0 pm -

    On front line - out wiring

    at night for 3 hours -

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

    6 SUN. 

    Working for four hours -


    Out at night on wiring party

    for 3 hours -


  • February 1, 2018 11:09:07 Stella Watkin


     Left Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    1 TUES.

    Real hot

    Parades until dinner-time

    Pay - out carrying wire

    into the line until 1 am

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

    2 WED.

    HOT - Phy Drill - 

    Baths

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

    3 THUR.

    On Bombing course


     Right Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    4 FRI.

    Anniversary of

    England's declaration of war

    on Germany - P. M. Church Parade

    10.0 am - out at night on

    fatigue -

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

    5 SAT.

    preparing for trenches -

    leave for them at 6.0 pm -

    On front line - out wiring

    at night for 3 hours -

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

    6 SUN. 


  • February 1, 2018 11:06:09 Stella Watkin


     Left Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    1 TUES.

    Real hot

    Parades until dinner-time

    Pay - out carrying wire

    into the line until 1 am

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

    2 WED.

    HOT - Phy Drill - 

    Baths

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

    3 THUR.

    On Bombing course


     Right Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    4 FRI.

    Anniversary of

    England's declation of war

    on Germany - P. M. Church Parade

    10.0 am - out at night on

    fatigue -

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

    5 SAT.


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

    6 SUN. 


  • February 1, 2018 11:05:17 Stella Watkin


     Left Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    1 TUES.

    Real hot

    Parades until dinner-time

    Pay - out carrying wire

    into the line until 1 am

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

    2 WED.

    HOT - Phy Drill - 

    Baths

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

    3 THUR.

    On Bombing course


     Right Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    4 FRI.


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

    5 SAT.


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

    6 SUN. 


  • February 1, 2018 11:04:55 Stella Watkin


     Left Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    1 TUES.

    Real hot

    Parades until dinner-time

    Pay - out carrying wire

    into the line until 1 am

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

    2 WED.

    HOT - Phy Drill - 

    Baths

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

    3 THUR.


     Right Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    4 FRI.


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

    5 SAT.


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

    6 SUN. 


  • February 1, 2018 11:04:39 Stella Watkin


     Left Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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    1 TUES.

    Real hot

    Parades until dinner-time

    Pay - out carrying wire

    into the line until 1 am

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

    2 WED.


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

    3 THUR.


     Right Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    4 FRI.


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

    5 SAT.


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

    6 SUN. 


  • February 1, 2018 11:03:57 Stella Watkin


     Left Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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    1 TUES.


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    2 WED.


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    3 THUR.


     Right Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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    4 FRI.


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    5 SAT.


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    6 SUN. 


  • February 1, 2018 11:03:45 Stella Watkin


     Left Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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    1 TUES.


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    2 WED.


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     Right Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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    4 FRI.


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    5 SAT.


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    6 SUN. 


  • February 1, 2018 11:02:16 Stella Watkin


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    AUGUST 1916

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    AUGUST 1916

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    17242 / 189167
    Source
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    Contributor
    Brian Verity
    License
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/


    August 1, 1916 – August 6, 1916
    • English

    • Western Front




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