Trench diary of George Williams

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 Left Hand Page

SEPTEMBER 1916

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24 SUN.

Wirework in morning -

13th v R G A  Royal Garrison Artillery  at rugby Union -

putting wire out at night -

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25 MON.

Day off -

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26 TUES.

Go into trenches in 

support at Tube - some

men go to rest camp -

Runner - alert for gas -


 Right Hand Page

SEPTEMBER 1916

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27 WED.

Good news from Somme -

Fall of Combles & Thiepval

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28 THUR.

Raining - Strafe at night -

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29 FRI.

Baths - Very Dull -

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 Left Hand Page

SEPTEMBER 1916

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

24 SUN.

Wirework in morning -

13th v R G A  Royal Garrison Artillery  at rugby Union -

putting wire out at night -

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

25 MON.

Day off -

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

26 TUES.

Go into trenches in 

support at Tube - some

men go to rest camp -

Runner - alert for gas -


 Right Hand Page

SEPTEMBER 1916

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

27 WED.

Good news from Somme -

Fall of Combles & Thiepval

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

28 THUR.

Raining - Strafe at night -

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

29 FRI.

Baths - Very Dull -


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  • March 14, 2018 15:18:20 Stella Watkin

     Left Hand Page

    SEPTEMBER 1916

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

    24 SUN.

    Wirework in morning -

    13th v R G A  Royal Garrison Artillery  at rugby Union -

    putting wire out at night -

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

    25 MON.

    Day off -

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

    26 TUES.

    Go into trenches in 

    support at Tube - some

    men go to rest camp -

    Runner - alert for gas -


     Right Hand Page

    SEPTEMBER 1916

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

    27 WED.

    Good news from Somme -

    Fall of Combles & Thiepval

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

    28 THUR.

    Raining - Strafe at night -

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

    29 FRI.

    Baths - Very Dull -

  • February 4, 2018 10:33:45 Stella Watkin

     Left Hand Page

    SEPTEMBER 1916

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

    24 SUN.

    Wirework in morning -

    13th v R G A at rugby Union -

    putting wire out at night -

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

    25 MON.

    Day off -

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

    26 TUES.

    Go into trenches in 

    support at Tube - some

    men go to rest camp -

    Runner - alert for gas -


     Right Hand Page

    SEPTEMBER 1916

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

    27 WED.

    Good news from Somme -

    Fall of Combles & Thiepval

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

    28 THUR.

    Raining - Strafe at night -

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

    29 FRI.

    Baths - Very Dull -


  • February 2, 2018 10:23:29 Stella Watkin

     Left Hand Page

    SEPTEMBER 1916

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

    24 SUN.

    Wirework in morning -

    13th v R G A at rugby Union -

    putting wire out at night -

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

    25 MON.

    Day off -

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

    26 TUES.

    Go into trenches in 

    support at Tube - some

    men go to rest camp -

    Runner - alert for gas -


     Right Hand Page

    SEPTEMBER 1916

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

    27 WED.

    Good new from Somme -

    Fall of Combles & Thiepval

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

    28 THUR.

    Raining - Strafe at night -

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

    29 FRI.

    Baths - Very Dull -


  • February 2, 2018 10:21:29 Stella Watkin

     Left Hand Page

    SEPTEMBER 1916

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

    24 SUN.

    Wirework in morning -

    13th v R G A at rugby Union -

    putting wire out at night -

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

    25 MON.

    Day off -

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

    26 TUES.

    Go into trenches in 

    support at Tube - some

    men go to rest camp -

    Runner - alert for gas -


     Right Hand Page

    SEPTEMBER 1916

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

    27 WED.

    Good new from Somme -

    Fall of Comles & Thiepval

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

    28 THUR.

    Raining - Strafe at night -

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

    29 FRI.

    Baths - Very Dull -


  • February 2, 2018 10:20:07 Stella Watkin

     Left Hand Page

    SEPTEMBER 1916

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

    24 SUN.

    Wirework in morning -

    13th v R G A at rugby Union -

    putting wire out at night -

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

    25 MON.

    Day off -

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

    26 TUES.

    Go into trenches in 

    support at Tube - some

    men go to rest camp -

    Runner - alert for gas -

     Right Hand Page

    SEPTEMBER 1916

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

    27 WED.

    Good new from Somme -

    Fall of Comles &Thiepval

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

    28 THUR.

    Raining - Strafe at night -

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

    29 FRI.

    Baths - Very Dull -


  • February 2, 2018 10:17:34 Stella Watkin



     Left Hand Page

    SEPTEMBER 1916

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

    24 SUN.

    Wirework in morning -

    13th v R G A at rugby Union -

    putting wire out at night -

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

    25 MON.

    Day off -

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

    26 TUES.

    Go into trenches in 

    support at Tube - some

    men go to rest camp -

    Runner - alert for gas -

     Right Hand Page

    SEPTEMBER 1916

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

    27 WED.

    Good new from Somme -

    Fall of Comles &Thiepval

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

    28 THUR.

    Raining - Strafe at night -

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

    29 FRI.

    Baths - Very Dull -


  • February 2, 2018 10:16:34 Stella Watkin



     Left Hand Page

    SEPTEMBER 1916

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

    24 SUN.

    Wirework in morning -

    13th v R G A at rugby Union -

    putting wire out at night -

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

    25 MON.

    Day off -

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

    26 TUES.

    Go into trenches in 

    support at Tube - some

    men go to rest camp -

    Runner - alert for gas -

     Right Hand Page

    SEPTEMBER 1916

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

    27 WED.


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

    28 THUR.


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

    29 FRI.


  • February 2, 2018 10:13:11 Stella Watkin



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    SEPTEMBER 1916

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    SEPTEMBER 1916

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  • 50.009652||2.864661||

    Combles France

  • 50.054316||2.689437||

    Thiepval, France

Location(s)
  • Document location Combles France
  • Additional document location Thiepval, France


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September 24, 1916 – September 29, 1916
  • English

  • Western Front




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