Trench diary of George Williams

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 Left Hand Page: 

AUGUST 1916

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25 FRI.

Taken off the day guard - 

working in the morning -

Germans strafe us heavily

during the morning -

Got Mrs Cliffs letter -

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26 SAT.

Got three letters and papers -

On Sap Head Post at

night - Heavy Rain -

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27 SUN.

Got Ethel's letter of 22nd -

relieved by 12th E.Y.R.- 

Baths 


 Right Hand Page: 

AUGUST 1916

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28 MON.

Making wire concertinas - 

at concert -

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

29 TUES.

On Wire work again -

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

30 WED.

Raining - 

Day off -


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 Left Hand Page: 

AUGUST 1916

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

25 FRI.

Taken off the day guard - 

working in the morning -

Germans strafe us heavily

during the morning -

Got Mrs Cliffs letter -

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

26 SAT.

Got three letters and papers -

On Sap Head Post at

night - Heavy Rain -

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

27 SUN.

Got Ethel's letter of 22nd -

relieved by 12th E.Y.R.- 

Baths 


 Right Hand Page: 

AUGUST 1916

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

28 MON.

Making wire concertinas - 

at concert -

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

29 TUES.

On Wire work again -

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

30 WED.

Raining - 

Day off -



Transcription history
  • February 18, 2018 11:01:56 Stella Watkin

     Left Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    25 FRI.

    Taken off the day guard - 

    working in the morning -

    Germans strafe us heavily

    during the morning -

    Got Mrs Cliffs letter -

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

    26 SAT.

    Got three letters and papers -

    On Sap Head Post at

    night - Heavy Rain -

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

    27 SUN.

    Got Ethel's letter of 22nd -

    relieved by 12th E.Y.R.- 

    Baths 


     Right Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    28 MON.

    Making wire concertinas - 

    at concert -

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

    29 TUES.

    On Wire work again -

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

    30 WED.

    Raining - 

    Day off -


  • February 1, 2018 15:04:05 Stella Watkin

     Left Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    25 FRI.

    Taken off the day guard - 

    working in the morning -

    Germans strafe us heavily

    during the morning -

    Got Mrs Cliffs letter -

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

    26 SAT.

    Got three letters and papers -

    On Sap Head Post at

    night - Heavy Rain -

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

    27 SUN.

    Got Ethel's letter of 22nd -

    relieved by 12th E.Y.R.-

    Baths 


     Right Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    28 MON.

    Making wire concertinas - 

    at concert -

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

    29 TUES.

    On Wire work again -

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

    30 WED.

    Raining - 

    Day off -



  • February 1, 2018 15:03:27 Stella Watkin

     Left Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    25 FRI.

    Taken off the day guard - 

    working in the morning -

    Germans strafe us heavily

    during the morning -

    Got Mrs Cliffs letter -

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

    26 SAT.

    Got three letter and papers -

    On Sap Head Post at

    night - Heavy Rain -

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

    27 SUN.

    Got Ethel's letter of 22nd -

    relieved by 12th E.Y.R.-

    Baths 


     Right Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    28 MON.

    Making wire concertinas - 

    at concert -

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

    29 TUES.

    On Wire work again -

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

    30 WED.

    Raining - 

    Day off -



  • February 1, 2018 15:02:24 Stella Watkin



     Left Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    25 FRI.

    Taken off the day guard - 

    working in the morning -

    Germans strafe us heavily

    during the morning -

    Got Mrs Cliffs letter -

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

    26 SAT.

    Got three letter and papers -

    On Sap Head Post at

    night - Heavy Rain -

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

    27 SUN.

    Got Ethel's letter of 22nd -

    relieved by 12th E.Y.R.-

    Baths 


     Right Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    28 MON.

    Making wire concertinas - 

    at concert -

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

    29 TUES.

    On Wire work again -

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

    30 WED.

    Raining - 

    Day off -



  • February 1, 2018 15:01:46 Stella Watkin



     Left Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    25 FRI.

    Taken off the day guard - 

    working in the morning -

    Germans strafe us heavily

    during the morning -

    Got Mrs Cliffs letter -

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

    26 SAT.

    Got three letter and papers -

    On Sap Head Post at

    night - Heavy Rain -

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

    27 SUN.

    Got Ethel's letter of 22nd -

    relieved by 12th E.Y.R.-

    Baths 


     Right Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    28 MON.

    Making wire concertinas - 

    at concert -

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

    29 TUES.


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

    30 WED.


  • February 1, 2018 15:01:27 Stella Watkin



     Left Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    25 FRI.

    Taken off the day guard - 

    working in the morning -

    Germans strafe us heavily

    during the morning -

    Got Mrs Cliffs letter -

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

    26 SAT.

    Got three letter and papers -

    On Sap Head Post at

    night - Heavy Rain -

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

    27 SUN.

    Got Ethel's letter of 22nd -

    relieved by 12th E.Y.R.-

    Baths 


     Right Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    28 MON.


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

    29 TUES.


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

    30 WED.


  • February 1, 2018 15:00:55 Stella Watkin



     Left Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    25 FRI.

    Taken off the day guard - 

    working in the morning -

    Germans strafe us heavily

    during the morning -

    Got Mrs Cliffs letter -

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

    26 SAT.

    Got three letter and papers -

    On Sap Head Post at

    night - Heavy Rain -

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

    27 SUN.


     Right Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    28 MON.


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

    29 TUES.


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

    30 WED.


  • February 1, 2018 15:00:26 Stella Watkin



     Left Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    25 FRI.

    Taken off the day guard - 

    working in the morning -

    Germans strafe us heavily

    during the morning -

    Got Mrs Cliffs letter -

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

    26 SAT.


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

    27 SUN.


     Right Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    28 MON.


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

    29 TUES.


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

    30 WED.


  • February 1, 2018 14:59:33 Stella Watkin



     Left Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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    25 FRI.


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    26 SAT.


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

    27 SUN.


     Right Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    28 MON.


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

    29 TUES.


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

    30 WED.


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    August 25, 1916 – August 30, 1916
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