Trench diary of George Williams

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 Left Hand Page: 

AUGUST 1916

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13 SUN.

Got three letters - out at

night working in line

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14 MON.

Got Mrs. Clifton's letter -  mother of girlfriend Ethel 

raining in afternoon -

strafe at intervals -

working on blown in 

parapet -

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15 TUES.

Guide -

Relieved by 12th E. Yorks

out at night working on 

trolleys -


 Right Hand Page: 

AUGUST 1916

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16 WED.

Pay - Baths -

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17 THUR.

Raining - On R.E.  Royal Engineers 

fatigue at trenches until

dinner-time - making wire 

concertina's at night -

12th E. York's capture 1 prisoner -

meet him next morning -

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

18 FRI.

More Rain - 

Working at O.B.L. - 

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 Left Hand Page: 

AUGUST 1916

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

13 SUN.

Got three letters - out at

night working in line

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

14 MON.

Got Mrs. Clifton's letter -  mother of girlfriend Ethel 

raining in afternoon -

strafe at intervals -

working on blown in 

parapet -

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

15 TUES.

Guide -

Relieved by 12th E. Yorks

out at night working on 

trolleys -


 Right Hand Page: 

AUGUST 1916

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

16 WED.

Pay - Baths -

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

17 THUR.

Raining - On R.E.  Royal Engineers 

fatigue at trenches until

dinner-time - making wire 

concertina's at night -

12th E. York's capture 1 prisoner -

meet him next morning -

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

18 FRI.

More Rain - 

Working at O.B.L. - 


Transcription history
  • February 18, 2018 00:09:07 Stella Watkin

     Left Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    13 SUN.

    Got three letters - out at

    night working in line

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

    14 MON.

    Got Mrs. Clifton's letter -  mother of girlfriend Ethel 

    raining in afternoon -

    strafe at intervals -

    working on blown in 

    parapet -

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

    15 TUES.

    Guide -

    Relieved by 12th E. Yorks

    out at night working on 

    trolleys -


     Right Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    16 WED.

    Pay - Baths -

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

    17 THUR.

    Raining - On R.E.  Royal Engineers 

    fatigue at trenches until

    dinner-time - making wire 

    concertina's at night -

    12th E. York's capture 1 prisoner -

    meet him next morning -

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

    18 FRI.

    More Rain - 

    Working at O.B.L. - 

  • February 1, 2018 13:03:03 Stella Watkin

     Left Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    13 SUN.

    Got three letters - out at

    night working in line

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

    14 MON.

    Got Mrs. Clifton's letter -

    raining in afternoon -

    strafe at intervals -

    working on blown in 

    parapet -

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

    15 TUES.

    Guide -

    Relieved by 12th E. Yorks

    out at night working on 

    trolleys -


     Right Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    16 WED.

    Pay - Baths -

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

    17 THUR.

    Raining - On R.E.

    fatigue at trenches until

    dinner-time - making wire 

    concertina's at night -

    12th E. York's capture 1 prisoner

    meet him next morning -

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

    18 FRI.

    More Rain - 

    Working at O.B.L. - 


  • February 1, 2018 13:00:43 Stella Watkin



     Left Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    13 SUN.

    Got three letters - out at

    night working in line

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

    14 MON.

    Got Mrs. Clifton's letter -

    raining in afternoon -

    strafe at intervals -

    working on blown in 

    parapet -

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

    15 TUES.

    Guide -

    Relieved by 12th E. Yorks

    out at night working on 

    trolleys -


     Right Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    16 WED.

    Pay - Baths -

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

    17 THUR.

    Raining - On R.E.

    fatigue at trenches until

    dinner-time - making wire 

    concertina's at night -

    12th E. York's capture 1 prisoner

    meet him next morning -

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

    18 FRI.

    More Rain - 

    Working at O.B.L. - 


  • February 1, 2018 13:00:13 Stella Watkin



     Left Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    13 SUN.

    Got three letters - out at

    night working in line

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

    14 MON.

    Got Mrs. Clifton's letter -

    raining in afternoon -

    strafe at intervals -

    working on blown in 

    parapet -

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

    15 TUES.

    Guide -

    Relieved by 12th E. Yorks

    out at night working on 

    trolleys -


     Right Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    16 WED.

    Pay - Baths -

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

    17 THUR.

    Raining - On R.E.

    fatigue at trenches until

    dinner-time - making wire 

    concertina's at night -

    12th E. York's capture 1 prisoner

    meet him next morning -

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

    18 FRI.


  • February 1, 2018 12:59:11 Stella Watkin



     Left Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    13 SUN.

    Got three letters - out at

    night working in line

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

    14 MON.

    Got Mrs. Clifton's letter -

    raining in afternoon -

    strafe at intervals -

    working on blown in 

    parapet -

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

    15 TUES.

    Guide -

    Relieved by 12th E. Yorks

    out at night working on 

    trolleys -


     Right Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    16 WED.

    Pay - Baths -

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

    17 THUR.


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

    18 FRI.


  • February 1, 2018 12:58:59 Stella Watkin



     Left Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    13 SUN.

    Got three letters - out at

    night working in line

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

    14 MON.

    Got Mrs. Clifton's letter -

    raining in afternoon -

    strafe at intervals -

    working on blown in 

    parapet -

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

    15 TUES.

    Guide -

    Relieved by 12th E. Yorks

    out at night working on 

    trolleys -


     Right Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    16 WED.


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

    17 THUR.


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

    18 FRI.


  • February 1, 2018 12:58:32 Stella Watkin



     Left Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    13 SUN.

    Got three letters - out at

    night working in line

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

    14 MON.

    Got Mrs. Clifton's letter -

    raining in afternoon -

    strafe at intervals -

    working on blown in 

    parapet -

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

    15 TUES.



     Right Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    16 WED.


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

    17 THUR.


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

    18 FRI.


  • February 1, 2018 12:57:49 Stella Watkin



     Left Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    13 SUN.

    Got three letters - out at

    night working in line

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

    14 MON.


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

    15 TUES.



     Right Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    16 WED.


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

    17 THUR.


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

    18 FRI.


  • February 1, 2018 12:56:41 Stella Watkin



     Left Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    13 SUN.


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

    14 MON.


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

    15 TUES.



     Right Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    16 WED.


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

    17 THUR.


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

    18 FRI.


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    August 13, 1916 – August 18, 1916
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