Trench diary of Charles Verity

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 Left hand page 

MARCH 1916

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22 WED.

Left Inglebelmer

and arrived at

Inglebelmer.  Wet

through with

snow.

 (entry scrubbed out) 

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

23 THUR.

Rifle inspection 

bayonet

fighting

 (entry scrubbed out) 

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

24 FRI.

Rifle inspection

& left for trenches

at 6 pm

 (entry scrubbed out) 


 Right hand page 

MARCH 1916

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

25 SAT.  Annunciation B.V.M.

Left Airaines

for trenches by route

march.  Arrived

at Vignacourt

worn out & sore at 5 pm

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

26 SUN.  3rd in Lent

Left Vignacourt amid

snow & sleet & arrived

at Beauquesne. Sunday 

afternoon rather

wet & much blistered

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

27 MON.

Stayed on at 

Beauquesne for orders

Rifle inspection & full

pack parade.


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 Left hand page 

MARCH 1916

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

22 WED.

Left Inglebelmer

and arrived at

Inglebelmer.  Wet

through with

snow.

 (entry scrubbed out) 

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

23 THUR.

Rifle inspection 

bayonet

fighting

 (entry scrubbed out) 

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

24 FRI.

Rifle inspection

& left for trenches

at 6 pm

 (entry scrubbed out) 


 Right hand page 

MARCH 1916

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

25 SAT.  Annunciation B.V.M.

Left Airaines

for trenches by route

march.  Arrived

at Vignacourt

worn out & sore at 5 pm

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

26 SUN.  3rd in Lent

Left Vignacourt amid

snow & sleet & arrived

at Beauquesne. Sunday 

afternoon rather

wet & much blistered

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

27 MON.

Stayed on at 

Beauquesne for orders

Rifle inspection & full

pack parade.



Transcription history
  • February 20, 2018 10:16:50 Stella Watkin

     Left hand page 

    MARCH 1916

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

    22 WED.

    Left Inglebelmer

    and arrived at

    Inglebelmer.  Wet

    through with

    snow.

     (entry scrubbed out) 

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

    23 THUR.

    Rifle inspection 

    bayonet

    fighting

     (entry scrubbed out) 

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

    24 FRI.

    Rifle inspection

    & left for trenches

    at 6 pm

     (entry scrubbed out) 


     Right hand page 

    MARCH 1916

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

    25 SAT.  Annunciation B.V.M.

    Left Airaines

    for trenches by route

    march.  Arrived

    at Vignacourt

    worn out & sore at 5 pm

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

    26 SUN.  3rd in Lent

    Left Vignacourt amid

    snow & sleet & arrived

    at Beauquesne. Sunday 

    afternoon rather

    wet & much blistered

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

    27 MON.

    Stayed on at 

    Beauquesne for orders

    Rifle inspection & full

    pack parade.


  • February 7, 2018 00:04:20 Stella Watkin

     Left hand page 

    MARCH 1916

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

    22 WED.

    Left Inglebelmer

    and arrived at

    Inglebelmer.  Wet

    through with

    snow.

     (entry scrubbed out) 

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

    23 THUR.

    Rifle inspection 

    bayonet

    fighting

     (entry scrubbed out) 

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

    24 FRI.

    Rifle inspection

    & left for trenches

    at 6 pm

     (entry scrubbed out) 


     Right hand page 

    MARCH 1916

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

    25 SAT.

    Left Airaines

    for trenches by route

    march.  Arrived

    at Vignacourt

    worn out & sore at 5 pm

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

    26 SUN.

    Left Vignacourt amid

    snow & sleet & arrived

    at Beauquesne. Sunday 

    afternoon rather

    wet & much blistered

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

    27 MON.

    Stayed on at 

    Beauquesne for orders

    Rifle inspection & full

    pack parade.



  • February 6, 2018 19:02:52 Stella Watkin

     Left hand page 

    MARCH 1916

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

    22 WED.

    Left Inglebelmer

    and arrived at

    Inglebelmer.  Wet

    through with

    snow.

     (entry scrubbed out) 

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

    23 THUR.

    Rifle inspection 

    bayonet

    fighting

     (entry scrubbed out) 

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

    24 FRI.

    Rifle inspection

    & left for trenches

    at 6 pm

     (entry scrubbed out) 

     Right hand page 

    MARCH 1916

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

    25 SAT.

    Left Airaines

    for trenches by route

    march.  Arrived

    at Vignacourt

    worn out & sore at 5 pm

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

    26 SUN.

    Left Vignacourt amid

    snow & sleet & arrived

    at Beauquesne. Sunday 

    afternoon rather

    wet & much blistered

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

    27 MON.

    Stayed on at 

    Beauquesne for orders

    Rifle inspection & full

    pack parade.



  • February 6, 2018 15:44:41 Stella Watkin

     Left hand page 

    MARCH 1916

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

    22 WED.

    Left Inglebelmer

    and arrived at

    Inglebelmer .  Wet

    through with

    snow.

     (entry scrubbed out) 

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

    23 THUR.

    Rifle inspection 

    bayonet

    fighting

     (entry scrubbed out) 

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

    24 FRI.

    Rifle inspection

    & left for trenches

    at 6 pm

     (entry scrubbed out) 

     Right hand page 

    MARCH 1916

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

    25 SAT.

    Left Airaines

    for trenches by route

    march.  Arrived

    at Vignacourt

    worn out & sore at 5 pm

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

    26 SUN.

    Left Vignacourt amid

    snow & sleet & arrived

    at Beauquesne. Sunday 

    afternoon rather

    wet & much blistered

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

    27 MON.

    Stayed on at 

    Beauquesne for orders

    Rifle inspection & full

    pack parade.



  • February 6, 2018 15:34:58 Stella Watkin

     Left hand page 

    MARCH 1916

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

    22 WED.

    Left Englebelmer

    and arrived at

    Englebelmer .  Wet

    through with

    snow.

    (entry scrubbed out)

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

    23 THUR.

    Rifle inspection 

    bayonet

    fighting

    (entry scrubbed out)

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

    24 FRI.

    Rifle inspection

    & left for trenches

    at 6 pm

    (entry scrubbed out)

     Right hand page 

    MARCH 1916

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

    25 SAT.

    Left Airaines

    for trenches by route

    march.  Arrived

    at Vignacourt

    worn out & sore at 5 pm

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

    26 SUN.

    Left Vignacourt amid

    snow & sleet & arrived

    at Beauquesne. Sunday 

    afternoon rather

    wet & much blistered

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

    27 MON.

    Stayed on at 

    Beauquesne for orders

    Rifle inspection & full

    pack parade.



  • February 6, 2018 15:33:59 Stella Watkin

     Left hand page 

    MARCH 1916

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

    22 WED.

    Left Englebelmer

    and arrived at

    Englebelmer .  Wet

    through with

    snow.

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

    23 THUR.

    Rifle inspection 

    bayonet

    fighting

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

    24 FRI.

    Rifle inspection

    & left for trenches

    at 6 pm

     Right hand page 

    MARCH 1916

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

    25 SAT.

    Left Airaines

    for trenches by route

    march.  Arrived

    at Vignacourt

    worn out & sore at 5 pm

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

    26 SUN.

    Left Vignacourt amid

    snow & sleet & arrived

    at Beauquesne. Sunday 

    afternoon rather

    wet & much blistered

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

    27 MON.

    Stayed on at 

    Beauquesne for orders

    Rifle inspection & full

    pack parade.



  • February 6, 2018 15:33:15 Stella Watkin

     Left hand page 

    MARCH 1916

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

    22 WED.

    Left Englebelmer

    and arrived at

    Englebelmer .  Wet

    through with

    snow.

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

    23 THUR.

    Rifle inspection 

    bayonet

    fighting

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

    24 FRI.

    Rifle inspection

    & left for trenches

    at 6 pm

     Right hand page 

    MARCH 1916

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

    25 SAT.

    Left Airaines

    for trenches by route

    march.  Arrived

    at Vignacourt

    worn out & sore at 5 pm

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

    26 SUN.

    Left Vignacourt amid

    snow & sleet & arrived

    at Beauquesne. Sunday 

    afternoon rather

    wet & much blistered

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

    27 MON.


  • February 6, 2018 15:32:09 Stella Watkin

     Left hand page 

    MARCH 1916

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

    22 WED.

    Left Englebelmer

    and arrived at

    Englebelmer .  Wet

    through with

    snow.

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

    23 THUR.

    Rifle inspection 

    bayonet

    fighting

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

    24 FRI.

    Rifle inspection

    & left for trenches

    at 6 pm

     Right hand page 

    MARCH 1916

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

    25 SAT.

    Left Airaines

    for trenches by route

    march.  Arrived

    at Vignacourt

    worn out & sore at 5 pm

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

    26 SUN.


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

    27 MON.


  • February 6, 2018 15:30:28 Stella Watkin

     Left hand page 

    MARCH 1916

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

    22 WED.

    Left Englebelmer

    and arrived at

    Englebelmer .  Wet

    through with

    snow.

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

    23 THUR.

    Rifle inspection 

    bayonet

    fighting

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

    24 FRI.

    Rifle inspection

    & left for trenches

    at 6 pm

     Right hand page 

    MARCH 1916

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

    25 SAT.


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

    26 SUN.


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

    27 MON.


  • February 6, 2018 15:29:50 Stella Watkin

     Left hand page 

    MARCH 1916

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    22 WED.

    Left Englebelmer

    and arrived at

    Englebelmer .  Wet

    through with

    snow.

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

    23 THUR.

    Rifle inspection 

    bayonet

    fighting

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

    24 FRI.


     Right hand page 

    MARCH 1916

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

    25 SAT.


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

    26 SUN.


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

    27 MON.


  • February 6, 2018 15:29:17 Stella Watkin

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    MARCH 1916

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    22 WED.

    Left Englebelmer

    and arrived at

    Englebelmer .  Wet

    through with

    snow.

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

    23 THUR.


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    24 FRI.


     Right hand page 

    MARCH 1916

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    25 SAT.


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    26 SUN.


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    27 MON.


  • February 6, 2018 15:26:30 Stella Watkin



     Left hand page 

    MARCH 1916

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    22 WED.


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    23 THUR.


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    24 FRI.


     Right hand page 

    MARCH 1916

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    25 SAT.


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    26 SUN.


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    27 MON.


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  • 50.059361||2.608612||

    Englbelmer, France

  • 49.965672||1.9431||

    Airaines, France

  • 50.01231||2.197293||

    Vignecourt, France

  • 50.083294||2.391925||

    Beauquesne, France

Location(s)
  • Document location Englbelmer, France
  • Additional document location Airaines, France
  • Additional document location Vignecourt, France
  • Additional document location Beauquesne, France


ID
17242 / 189229
Source
http://europeana1914-1918.eu/...
Contributor
Brian Verity
License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/


March 23, 1916 – March 27, 1916
  • English

  • Western Front




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