Trench diary of George Williams

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 Left Hand Page: 

AUGUST 1916

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31 THUR.

Taken over trenches again -

we relieved 10th E. Yorks

at Tube Station - Strafe

at night -

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1 FRI.

Working - at night in 

line - stand to 4.30 to 5.30

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2 SAT.

Got 2 letters, Ethels & mothers -

carrying stores at night -


 Right Hand Page

SEPTEMBER 1916

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3 SUN.   11th after Trinity

Got Ethel's letter of 29th -

Orderly - working in the 

line -

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4 MON.

Carrying Stores - got two

letters Doris & Jennie -

carrying stores at night -

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

5 TUES.

Raining - Carrying water -

got a letter from Ethel 30th

carrying at night - 

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 Left Hand Page: 

AUGUST 1916

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

31 THUR.

Taken over trenches again -

we relieved 10th E. Yorks

at Tube Station - Strafe

at night -

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

1 FRI.

Working - at night in 

line - stand to 4.30 to 5.30

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

2 SAT.

Got 2 letters, Ethels & mothers -

carrying stores at night -


 Right Hand Page

SEPTEMBER 1916

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

3 SUN.   11th after Trinity

Got Ethel's letter of 29th -

Orderly - working in the 

line -

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

4 MON.

Carrying Stores - got two

letters Doris & Jennie -

carrying stores at night -

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

5 TUES.

Raining - Carrying water -

got a letter from Ethel 30th

carrying at night - 


Transcription history
  • February 18, 2018 11:04:25 Stella Watkin

     Left Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    31 THUR.

    Taken over trenches again -

    we relieved 10th E. Yorks

    at Tube Station - Strafe

    at night -

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

    1 FRI.

    Working - at night in 

    line - stand to 4.30 to 5.30

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

    2 SAT.

    Got 2 letters, Ethels & mothers -

    carrying stores at night -


     Right Hand Page

    SEPTEMBER 1916

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

    3 SUN.   11th after Trinity

    Got Ethel's letter of 29th -

    Orderly - working in the 

    line -

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

    4 MON.

    Carrying Stores - got two

    letters Doris & Jennie -

    carrying stores at night -

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

    5 TUES.

    Raining - Carrying water -

    got a letter from Ethel 30th

    carrying at night - 

  • February 18, 2018 11:03:54 Stella Watkin

     Left Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    31 THUR.

    Taken over trenches again -

    we relieved 10th E. Yorks

    at Tube Station - Strafe

    at night -

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

    1 FRI.

    Working - at night in 

    line - stand to 4.30 to 5.30

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

    2 SAT.

    Got 2 letters, Ethels & mothers -

    carrying stores at night -


     Right Hand Page

    SEPTEMBER 1916

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

    3 SUN.

    Got Ethel's letter of 29th -

    Orderly - working in the 

    line -

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

    4 MON.

    Carrying Stores - got two

    letters Doris & Jennie -

    carrying stores at night -

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

    5 TUES.

    Raining - Carrying water -

    got a letter from Ethel 30th

    carrying at night - 


  • February 1, 2018 17:12:06 Stella Watkin

     Left Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    31 THUR.

    Taken over trenches again -

    we relieved 10th E. Yorks

    at Tube Station - Strafe

    at night -

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

    1 FRI.

    Working - at night in 

    line - stand to 4.30 to 5.30

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

    2 SAT.

    Got 2 letters, Ethels & mothers -

    carrying stores at night -

     Right Hand Page

    SEPTEMBER 1916

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

    3 SUN.

    Got Ethel's letter of 29th -

    Orderly - working in the 

    line -

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

    4 MON.

    Carrying Stores - got two

    letters Doris & Jennie -

    carrying stores at night -

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

    5 TUES.

    Raining - Carrying water -

    got a letter from Ethel 30th

    carrying at night - 


  • February 1, 2018 17:11:15 Stella Watkin



     Left Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    31 THUR.

    Taken over trenches again -

    we relieved 10th E. Yorks

    at Tube Station - Strafe

    at night -

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

    1 FRI.

    Working - at night in 

    line - stand to 4.30 to 5.30

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

    2 SAT.

    Got 2 letters, Ethels & mothers -

    carrying stores at night -

     Right Hand Page

    SEPTEMBER 1916

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

    3 SUN.

    Got Ethel's letter of 29th -

    Orderly - working in the 

    line -

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

    4 MON.

    Carrying Stores - got two

    letters Doris & Jennie -

    carrying stores at night -

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

    5 TUES.

    Raining - Carrying water -

    got a letter from Ethel 30th

    carrying at night - 


  • February 1, 2018 17:10:39 Stella Watkin



     Left Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    31 THUR.

    Taken over trenches again -

    we relieved 10th E. Yorks

    at Tube Station - Strafe

    at night -

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

    1 FRI.

    Working - at night in 

    line - stand to 4.30 to 5.30

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

    2 SAT.

    Got 2 letters, Ethels & mothers -

    carrying stores at night -

     Right Hand Page

    SEPTEMBER 1916

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

    3 SUN.

    Got Ethel's letter of 29th -

    Orderly - working in the 

    line -

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

    4 MON.

    Carrying Stores - got two

    letters Doris & Jennie -

    carrying stores at night -

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

    5 TUES.


  • February 1, 2018 17:09:43 Stella Watkin



     Left Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    31 THUR.

    Taken over trenches again -

    we relieved 10th E. Yorks

    at Tube Station - Strafe

    at night -

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

    1 FRI.

    Working - at night in 

    line - stand to 4.30 to 5.30

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

    2 SAT.

    Got 2 letters, Ethels & mothers -

    carrying stores at night -

     Right Hand Page

    SEPTEMBER 1916

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

    3 SUN.

    Got Ethel's letter of 29th -

    Orderly 0 working in the 

    line -

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

    4 MON.


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

    5 TUES.


  • February 1, 2018 17:08:58 Stella Watkin



     Left Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    31 THUR.

    Taken over trenches again -

    we relieved 10th E. Yorks

    at Tube Station - Strafe

    at night -

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

    1 FRI.

    Working - at night in 

    line - stand to 4.30 to 5.30

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

    2 SAT.

    Got 2 letters, Ethels & mothers -

    carrying stores at night -

     Right Hand Page

    SEPTEMBER 1916

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

    3 SUN.


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

    4 MON.


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

    5 TUES.


  • February 1, 2018 17:08:27 Stella Watkin



     Left Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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

    31 THUR.

    Taken over trenches again -

    we relieved 10th E. Yorks

    at Tube Station - Strafe

    at night -

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

    1 FRI.

    Working - at night in 

    line - stand to 4.30 to 5.30

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

    2 SAT.


     Right Hand Page

    SEPTEMBER 1916

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

    3 SUN.


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

    4 MON.


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

    5 TUES.


  • February 1, 2018 17:06:57 Stella Watkin



     Left Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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    31 THUR.


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    1 FRI.


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    2 SAT.


     Right Hand Page

    SEPTEMBER 1916

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    3 SUN.


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    4 MON.


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

    5 TUES.


  • February 1, 2018 17:06:14 Stella Watkin



     Left Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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    31 THUR.


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    1 FRI.


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    2 SAT.


     Right Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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    3 SUN.


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    4 MON.


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    5 TUES.


  • February 1, 2018 17:05:19 Stella Watkin



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    AUGUST 1916

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     Right Hand Page: 

    AUGUST 1916

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    August 31, 1916 – September 5, 1916
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