Trench diary of George Williams

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 Left Hand Page: 

AUGUST 1916

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7 MON.    Bank Holiday

No Bank Holiday in England - 

Got Mothers parcel - out at

night on patrol

"We give thee but Thine Own,

Whate'er the gift may be

All that we have is Thine alone,

A trust, O Lord , from Thee"


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8 TUES.

empty - no entry


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9 WED.

Working in the line -

very hot -out wiring

at night -


 Right Hand Page: 

AUGUST 1916

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10 THUR.

Heavily Shelled - at night

go into supports -

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

11 FRI.

Work in trenches - 

Strafe at night at three

intervals

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

12 SAT.

Water Carrying -

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 Left Hand Page: 

AUGUST 1916

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

7 MON.    Bank Holiday

No Bank Holiday in England - 

Got Mothers parcel - out at

night on patrol

"We give thee but Thine Own,

Whate'er the gift may be

All that we have is Thine alone,

A trust, O Lord , from Thee"


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

8 TUES.

empty - no entry


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

9 WED.

Working in the line -

very hot -out wiring

at night -


 Right Hand Page: 

AUGUST 1916

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

10 THUR.

Heavily Shelled - at night

go into supports -

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

11 FRI.

Work in trenches - 

Strafe at night at three

intervals

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

12 SAT.

Water Carrying -


Transcription history
  • February 18, 2018 00:06:18 Stella Watkin


     Left Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    7 MON.    Bank Holiday

    No Bank Holiday in England - 

    Got Mothers parcel - out at

    night on patrol

    "We give thee but Thine Own,

    Whate'er the gift may be

    All that we have is Thine alone,

    A trust, O Lord , from Thee"


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

    8 TUES.

    empty - no entry


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

    9 WED.

    Working in the line -

    very hot -out wiring

    at night -


     Right Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    10 THUR.

    Heavily Shelled - at night

    go into supports -

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

    11 FRI.

    Work in trenches - 

    Strafe at night at three

    intervals

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

    12 SAT.

    Water Carrying -

  • February 1, 2018 12:37:43 Stella Watkin


     Left Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    7 MON.

    No Bank Holiday in England - 

    Got Mothers parcel - out at

    night on patrol

    "We give thee but Thine Own,

    Whate'er the gift may be

    All that we have is Thine alone,

    A trust, O Lord , from Thee"


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

    8 TUES.

     Out at night on patrol (crossed out) 

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

    9 WED.

    Working in the line -

    very hot -out wiring

    at night -


     Right Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    10 THUR.

    Heavily Shelled - at night

    go into supports -

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

    11 FRI.

    Work in trenches - 

    Strafe at night at three

    intervals

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

    12 SAT.

    Water Carrying -


  • February 1, 2018 12:36:26 Stella Watkin


     Left Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    7 MON.

    No Bank Holiday in England - 

    Got Mothers parcel - out at

    night on patrol

    "We give thee but Thine Own,

    Whate'er the gift may be

    All that we have is Thine alone,

    A trust, O Lord , from Thee"


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

    8 TUES.

    Out at night on patrol (crossed out)

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

    9 WED.

    Working in the line -

    very hot -out wiring

    at night -


     Right Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    10 THUR.

    Heavily Shelled - at night

    go into supports -

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

    11 FRI.

    Work in trenches - 

    Strafe at night at three

    intervals

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

    12 SAT.

    Water Carrying -


  • February 1, 2018 12:36:16 Stella Watkin


     Left Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    7 MON.

    No Bank Holiday in England - 

    Got Mothers parcel - out at

    night on patrol

    "We give thee but Thine Own,

    Whate'er the gift may be

    All that we have is Thine alone,

    A trust, O Lord , from Thee"


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

    8 TUES.

    Out at night on patrol (crossed out)

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

    9 WED.

    Working in the line -

    very hot -out wiring

    at night -


     Right Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    10 THUR.

    Heavily Shelled - at night

    go into supports -

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

    11 FRI.

    Work in trenches - 

    Strafe at night at three

    intervals

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

    12 SAT.


  • February 1, 2018 12:35:47 Stella Watkin


     Left Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    7 MON.

    No Bank Holiday in England - 

    Got Mothers parcel - out at

    night on patrol

    "We give thee but Thine Own,

    Whate'er the gift may be

    All that we have is Thine alone,

    A trust, O Lord , from Thee"


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

    8 TUES.

    Out at night on patrol (crossed out)

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

    9 WED.

    Working in the line -

    very hot -out wiring

    at night -


     Right Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    10 THUR.

    Heavily Shelled - at night

    go into supports -

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

    11 FRI.


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

    12 SAT.


  • February 1, 2018 12:35:20 Stella Watkin


     Left Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    7 MON.

    No Bank Holiday in England - 

    Got Mothers parcel - out at

    night on patrol

    "We give thee but Thine Own,

    Whate'er the gift may be

    All that we have is Thine alone,

    A trust, O Lord , from Thee"


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

    8 TUES.

    Out at night on patrol (crossed out)

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

    9 WED.

    Working in the line -

    very hot -out wiring

    at night -


     Right Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    10 THUR.


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

    11 FRI.


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

    12 SAT.


  • February 1, 2018 12:35:00 Stella Watkin


     Left Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    7 MON.

    No Bank Holiday in England - 

    Got Mothers parcel - out at

    night on patrol

    "We give thee but Thine Own,

    Whate'er the gift may be

    All that we have is Thine alone,

    A trust, O Lord , from Thee"


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

    8 TUES.

    Out at night on patrol (crossed out)

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

    9 WED.



     Right Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    10 THUR.


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

    11 FRI.


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

    12 SAT.


  • February 1, 2018 12:31:16 Stella Watkin


     Left Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    7 MON.



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    8 TUES.


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

    9 WED.



     Right Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    10 THUR.


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

    11 FRI.


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

    12 SAT.


  • February 1, 2018 12:29:04 Stella Watkin


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    AUGUST 1916

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     Right Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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    August 7, 1916 – August 13, 1916
    • English

    • Western Front




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