Trench diary of Charles Verity

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 Left hand page 

FEBRUARY 1916

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27 SUN.    Sexagesima

 empty entry 

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29 MON.

Left Point 102

arrived Ballah

after long & tiring

march

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

29 TUES. 

Left Ballah
for
Port Said
Embarked
S. S. Simla


 Right hand page 

MARCH 1916

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1 WED.

Left Port Said en

route for Marseilles.

Beautiful weather

for the first day

of voyage.

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

2 THUR.

Weather slightly

worse.  Began to

feel the change 

in the climate.

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

3 FRI.

A. Spradbery.    Alfred Spradbery 17749 East Yorkshire Regiment 

Strong wind prevail-

ing.  Touch of 

mal-de-mer.


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 Left hand page 

FEBRUARY 1916

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

27 SUN.    Sexagesima

 empty entry 

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

29 MON.

Left Point 102

arrived Ballah

after long & tiring

march

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

29 TUES. 

Left Ballah
for
Port Said
Embarked
S. S. Simla


 Right hand page 

MARCH 1916

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

1 WED.

Left Port Said en

route for Marseilles.

Beautiful weather

for the first day

of voyage.

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

2 THUR.

Weather slightly

worse.  Began to

feel the change 

in the climate.

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

3 FRI.

A. Spradbery.    Alfred Spradbery 17749 East Yorkshire Regiment 

Strong wind prevail-

ing.  Touch of 

mal-de-mer.



Transcription history
  • February 20, 2018 00:28:23 Stella Watkin

     Left hand page 

    FEBRUARY 1916

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

    27 SUN.    Sexagesima

     empty entry 

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

    29 MON.

    Left Point 102

    arrived Ballah

    after long & tiring

    march

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

    29 TUES. 

    Left Ballah
    for
    Port Said
    Embarked
    S. S. Simla


     Right hand page 

    MARCH 1916

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

    1 WED.

    Left Port Said en

    route for Marseilles.

    Beautiful weather

    for the first day

    of voyage.

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

    2 THUR.

    Weather slightly

    worse.  Began to

    feel the change 

    in the climate.

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

    3 FRI.

    A. Spradbery.    Alfred Spradbery 17749 East Yorkshire Regiment 

    Strong wind prevail-

    ing.  Touch of 

    mal-de-mer.


  • February 20, 2018 00:25:31 Stella Watkin

     Left hand page 

    FEBRUARY 1916

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

    27 SUN.    Sexagesima

     empty entry 

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

    29 MON.

    Left Point 102

    arrived Ballah

    after long & tiring

    march

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

    29 TUES. 

    Left Ballah
    for Port Said
    Embarked S. S. Simla


     Right hand page 

    MARCH 1916

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

    1 WED.

    Left Port Said en

    route for Marseilles.

    Beautiful weather

    for the first day

    of voyage.

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

    2 THUR.

    Weather slightly

    worse.  Began to

    feel the change 

    in the climate.

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

    3 FRI.

    A. Spradbery.

    Strong wind prevail-

    ing.  Touch of 

    mal-de-mer.



  • February 6, 2018 13:03:56 Stella Watkin

     Left hand page 

    FEBRUARY 1916

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

    27 SUN.

     empty entry 

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

    29 MON.

    Left Point 102

    arrived Ballah

    after long & tiring

    march

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

    29 TUES. 

    Left Ballah
    for Port Said
    Embarked S. S. Simla


     Right hand page 

    MARCH 1916

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

    1 WED.

    Left Port Said en

    route for Marseilles.

    Beautiful weather

    for the first day

    of voyage.

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

    2 THUR.

    Weather slightly

    worse.  Began to

    feel the change 

    in the climate.

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

    3 FRI.

    A. Spradbery.

    Strong wind prevail-

    ing.  Touch of 

    mal-de-mer.



  • February 6, 2018 13:01:28 Stella Watkin

     Left hand page 

    FEBRUARY 1916

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

    27 SUN.

     empty entry 

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

    29 MON.

    Left Point 102

    arrived Ballah

    after long & tiring

    march

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

    29 TUES. 

    Left Ballah
    for Port Said
    Embarked S. S. Simla



     Right hand page 

    MARCH 1916

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

    1 WED.

    Left Port Said en

    route for Marseilles.

    Beautiful weather

    for the first day

    of voyage.

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

    2 THUR.

    Weather slightly

    worse.  Began to

    feel the change 

    in the climate.

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

    3 FRI.

    A. Spradbery.

    Strong wind prevail-

    ing.  Touch of 

    mal-de-mer.



  • February 6, 2018 13:00:40 Stella Watkin


     Left hand page 

    FEBRUARY 1916

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

    27 SUN.

     empty entry 

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

    29 MON.

    Left Point 102

    arrived Ballah

    after long & tiring

    march

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

    29 TUES. Left Ballah
    for Port Said
    Embarked S. S. Simla



     Right hand page 

    MARCH 1916

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

    1 WED.

    Left Port Said en

    route for Marseilles.

    Beautiful weather

    for the first day

    of voyage.

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

    2 THUR.

    Weather slightly

    worse.  Began to

    feel the change 

    in the climate.

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

    3 FRI.

    A. Spradbery.

    Strong wind prevail-

    ing.  Touch of 

    mal-de-mer.

     empty entry 


  • February 6, 2018 13:00:02 Stella Watkin


     Left hand page 

    FEBRUARY 1916

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

    27 SUN.

     empty entry 

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

    29 MON.

    Left Point 102

    arrived Ballah

    after long & tiring

    march

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

    29 TUES. Left Ballah
    for Port Said
    Embarked S. S. Simla



     Right hand page 

    MARCH 1916

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

    1 WED.

    Left Port Said en

    route for Marseilles.

    Beautiful weather

    for the first day

    of voyage.

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

    2 THUR.

    Weather slightly

    worse.  Began to

    feel the change 

    in the climate.

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

    3 FRI.

     empty entry 


  • February 6, 2018 12:59:34 Stella Watkin


     Left hand page 

    FEBRUARY 1916

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

    27 SUN.

     empty entry 

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

    29 MON.

    Left Point 102

    arrived Ballah

    after long & tiring

    march

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

    29 TUES. Left Ballah
    for Port Said
    Embarked S. S. Simla



     Right hand page 

    MARCH 1916

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

    1 WED.

    Left Port Said en

    route for Marseilles.

    Beautiful weather

    for the first day

    of voyage.

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

    2 THUR.


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

    3 FRI.

     empty entry 


  • February 6, 2018 12:58:49 Stella Watkin


     Left hand page 

    FEBRUARY 1916

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

    27 SUN.

     empty entry 

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

    29 MON.

    Left Point 102

    arrived Ballah

    after long & tiring

    march

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

    29 TUES. Left Ballah
    for Port Said
    Embarked S. S. Simla



     Right hand page 

    MARCH 1916

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

    1 WED.


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

    2 THUR.


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

    3 FRI.

     empty entry 


  • February 6, 2018 12:58:05 Stella Watkin


     Left hand page 

    FEBRUARY 1916

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

    27 SUN.

     empty entry 

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

    29 MON.

    Left Point 102

    arrived Ballah

    after long & tiring

    march

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

    29 TUES. 


     Right hand page 

    MARCH 1916

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

    1 WED.


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

    2 THUR.

    Left Ballah

    for Port Said

    Embarked S. S. Simla

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

    3 FRI.

     empty entry 


  • February 6, 2018 12:54:05 Stella Watkin


     Left hand page 

    FEBRUARY 1916

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

    27 SUN.

     empty entry 

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

    29 MON.


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

    29 TUES. 


     Right hand page 

    MARCH 1916

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

    1 WED.


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

    2 THUR.


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

    3 FRI.

     empty entry 


  • February 6, 2018 12:53:01 Stella Watkin


     Left hand page 

    FEBRUARY 1916

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    27 SUN.

     empty entry 

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

    29 MON.


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

    29 TUES. 


     Right hand page 

    FEBRUARY 1916

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

    24 THUR.

     empty entry 


Description

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  • 31.2652893||32.3018661||

    Port Said, Egypt

  • 43.296482||5.36978||

    Marseilles, France

Location(s)
  • Document location Port Said, Egypt
  • Additional document location Marseilles, France
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ID
17242 / 189218
Source
http://europeana1914-1918.eu/...
Contributor
Brian Verity
License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/


February 27, 1916 – March 3, 1916
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