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4th Nov

Had some rain. Herefords on our left had 4 casualties last night. We had

two men badly wounded during day. 14th Sikhs relieved Ghurkas this evening.

5th Nov

Plenty of fireworks here. Lovely day, very warm. Posted letters to:-

Lizzie, Shan, Rice, Annie and Troughton. Went round trenches with the Major

at 9.45 p.m. Returned at 11 p.m. 'C' company were wiring in front of their

line. Quiet night.

6th Nov.

One of aeroplanes had to come down. I fancy Turks hit it. Heavy guns firing

mostly all afternoon, quite enough to deafen one. Sent letter to

Association Records and A.D.O.S.

                       One killed and 1 wounded  1/5th R.W.F.

                       One killed and 1 wounded Herefords.

High explosives at communication trench- bad spot. Quiet night- usual

rifle fire all the time. Wrote letter to Lizzie.

7th Nov. Sunday

Posted letter to Lizzie. (Some ) Herefords killed and one wounded. Heavy

guns at work all morning and mostly during afternoon. Lovely day but

colder. Heavy rifle fire from 2 to 4 a.m.

8th Nov

Usual gun firing by day also little rifle fire. 4 guns not far from my

dugout- they are enough to deafen one. 72(?) R.W.F. one or two casualties.

Nothing of importance otherwise. Heard 250, 00 Russians had landed at

Bulgaria.

9th Nov.

One prisoner taken by Private Lavin 'B' Coy, yesterday had in possession

rifle and fixed bayonet and 2 bombs. Usual gun and rifle fire day and

night.

10th Nov.

Dull day and a little rain. One man wounded at refuse pit in our trench

close to Headquarters. Lots of gun and rifle fire day and night. Rain

11th Nov.

Fine day and warm. Young Horner gone to hospital. Went to Brigade H.Q.

about Lady Hamilton's gifts - got 20 boxes -went at 4.30 to meet party to

carry them up to Coys. (Companys). Have a bad cough-had it for days.

                                    -14-


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4th Nov

Had some rain. Herefords on our left had 4 casualties last night. We had

two men badly wounded during day. 14th Sikhs relieved Ghurkas this evening.

5th Nov

Plenty of fireworks here. Lovely day, very warm. Posted letters to:-

Lizzie, Shan, Rice, Annie and Troughton. Went round trenches with the Major

at 9.45 p.m. Returned at 11 p.m. 'C' company were wiring in front of their

line. Quiet night.

6th Nov.

One of aeroplanes had to come down. I fancy Turks hit it. Heavy guns firing

mostly all afternoon, quite enough to deafen one. Sent letter to

Association Records and A.D.O.S.

                       One killed and 1 wounded  1/5th R.W.F.

                       One killed and 1 wounded Herefords.

High explosives at communication trench- bad spot. Quiet night- usual

rifle fire all the time. Wrote letter to Lizzie.

7th Nov. Sunday

Posted letter to Lizzie. (Some ) Herefords killed and one wounded. Heavy

guns at work all morning and mostly during afternoon. Lovely day but

colder. Heavy rifle fire from 2 to 4 a.m.

8th Nov

Usual gun firing by day also little rifle fire. 4 guns not far from my

dugout- they are enough to deafen one. 72(?) R.W.F. one or two casualties.

Nothing of importance otherwise. Heard 250, 00 Russians had landed at

Bulgaria.

9th Nov.

One prisoner taken by Private Lavin 'B' Coy, yesterday had in possession

rifle and fixed bayonet and 2 bombs. Usual gun and rifle fire day and

night.

10th Nov.

Dull day and a little rain. One man wounded at refuse pit in our trench

close to Headquarters. Lots of gun and rifle fire day and night. Rain

11th Nov.

Fine day and warm. Young Horner gone to hospital. Went to Brigade H.Q.

about Lady Hamilton's gifts - got 20 boxes -went at 4.30 to meet party to

carry them up to Coys. (Companys). Have a bad cough-had it for days.

                                    -14-



Transcription history
  • June 7, 2017 22:21:56 Annick Rodriguez

    4th Nov

    Had some rain. Herefords on our left had 4 casualties last night. We had

    two men badly wounded during day. 14th Sikhs relieved Ghurkas this evening.

    5th Nov

    Plenty of fireworks here. Lovely day, very warm. Posted letters to:-

    Lizzie, Shan, Rice, Annie and Troughton. Went round trenches with the Major

    at 9.45 p.m. Returned at 11 p.m. 'C' company were wiring in front of their

    line. Quiet night.

    6th Nov.

    One of aeroplanes had to come down. I fancy Turks hit it. Heavy guns firing

    mostly all afternoon, quite enough to deafen one. Sent letter to

    Association Records and A.D.O.S.

                           One killed and 1 wounded  1/5th R.W.F.

                           One killed and 1 wounded Herefords.

    High explosives at communication trench- bad spot. Quiet night- usual

    rifle fire all the time. Wrote letter to Lizzie.

    7th Nov. Sunday

    Posted letter to Lizzie. (Some ) Herefords killed and one wounded. Heavy

    guns at work all morning and mostly during afternoon. Lovely day but

    colder. Heavy rifle fire from 2 to 4 a.m.

    8th Nov

    Usual gun firing by day also little rifle fire. 4 guns not far from my

    dugout- they are enough to deafen one. 72(?) R.W.F. one or two casualties.

    Nothing of importance otherwise. Heard 250, 00 Russians had landed at

    Bulgaria.

    9th Nov.

    One prisoner taken by Private Lavin 'B' Coy, yesterday had in possession

    rifle and fixed bayonet and 2 bombs. Usual gun and rifle fire day and

    night.

    10th Nov.

    Dull day and a little rain. One man wounded at refuse pit in our trench

    close to Headquarters. Lots of gun and rifle fire day and night. Rain

    11th Nov.

    Fine day and warm. Young Horner gone to hospital. Went to Brigade H.Q.

    about Lady Hamilton's gifts - got 20 boxes -went at 4.30 to meet party to

    carry them up to Coys. (Companys). Have a bad cough-had it for days.

                                        -14-


  • June 7, 2017 22:19:30 Annick Rodriguez

    4th Nov

    Had some rain. Herefords on our left had 4 casualties last night. We had

    two men badly wounded during day. 14th Sikhs relieved Ghurkas this evening.

    5th Nov

    Plenty of fireworks here. Lovely day, very warm. Posted letters to:-

    Lizzie, Shan, Rice, Annie and Troughton. Went round trenches with the Major

    at 9.45 p.m. Returned at 11 p.m. 'C' company were wiring in front of their

    line. Quiet night.

    6th Nov.

    One of aeroplanes had to come down. I fancy Turks hit it. Heavy guns firing

    mostly all afternoon, quite enough to deafen one. Sent letter to

    Association Records and A.D.O.S.

                           One killed and 1 wounded  1/5th R.W.F.

                           One killed and 1 wounded Herefords.

    High explosives at communication trench- bad spot. Quiet night- usual

    rifle fire all the time. Wrote letter to Lizzie.

    7th Nov. Sunday

    Posted letter to Lizzie. (Some ) Herefords killed and one wounded. Heavy

    guns at work all morning and mostly during afternoon. Lovely day but

    colder. Heavy rifle fire from 2 to 4 a.m.

    8th Nov

    Usual gun firing by day also little rifle fire. 4 guns not far from my

    dugout- they are enough to deafen one. 72(?) R.W.F. one or two casualties.

    Nothing of importance otherwise. Heard 250, 00 Russians had landed at

    Bulgaria.

    9th Nov.

    One prisoner taken by Private Lavin 'B' Coy, yesterday had in possession

    rifle and fixed bayonet and 2 bombs. Usual gun and rifle fire day and

    night.

    10th Nov.

    Dull day and a little rain. One man wounded at refuse pit in our trench

    close to Headquarters. Lots of gun and rifle fire day and night. Rain

    11th Nov.

    Fine day and warm. Young Horner gone to hospital. Went to Brigade H.Q.

    about Lady Hamilton's gifts - got 20 boxes -went at 4.30




  • June 7, 2017 22:12:51 Annick Rodriguez

    4th Nov

    Had some rain. Herefords on our left had 4 casualties last night. We had

    two men badly wounded during day. 14th Sikhs relieved Ghurkas this evening.

    5th Nov

    Plenty of fireworks here. Lovely day, very warm. Posted letters to:-

    Lizzie, Shan, Rice, Annie and Troughton. Went round trenches with the Major

    at 9.45 p.m. Returned at 11 p.m. 'C' company were wiring in front of their

    line. Quiet night.

    6th Nov.

    One of aeroplanes had to come down. I fancy Turks hit it. Heavy guns firing

    mostly all afternoon, quite enough to deafen one. Sent letter to

    Association Records and A.D.O.S.

                           One killed and 1 wounded  1/5th R.W.F.

                           One killed and 1 wounded Herefords.

    High explosives at communication trench- bad spot. Quiet night- usual

    rifle fire all the time. Wrote letter to Lizzie.




  • June 7, 2017 21:47:09 Annick Rodriguez

    4th Nov

    Had some rain. Herefords on our left had 4 casualties last night. We had

    two men badly wounded during day. 14th Sikhs relieved Ghurkas this evening.

    5th Nov

    Plenty of fireworks here. Lovely day, very warm. Posted letters to:-

    Lizzie, Shan, Rice, Annie and Troughton. Went round trenches with the Major

    at 9.45 p.m. Returned at 11 p.m. 'C' company were wiring in front of their

    line. Quiet night.

    6th Nov.

    One of aeroplanes had to come down. I fancy Turks hit it. Heavy guns firing




  • June 7, 2017 21:44:27 Annick Rodriguez

    4th Nov

    Had some rain. Herefords on our left had 4 casualties last night. We had

    two men badly wounded during day. 14th Sikhs relieved Ghurkas this evening.

    5th Nov

    Plenty of fireworks here. Lovely day, very warm. Posted letters to:-

    Lizzie, Shan, Rice, Annie and Troughton. Went round trenches with the Major

    at 9.45 p.m. Returned at 11 p.m. 'C' company were wiring in front of their

    line. Quiet night.



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