The brothers who went to war, item 7

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No7

June 11th Attack on left flank by our men. Enemy exploded

more but failed, explosion taking place about 200 yards

away from trench. 2 listeners hurt.

12th moving to reg4 flank, still in 1st line of trench.

13th Shelled in morning after working all night. building Gun Pi

after hours of shelling no material damage done. no one has

14th Segt hit by splinter from Periscope, gone to Hospital

15th German working Party cut upon right (Raining hard) trenchs fi

16th Quiet but attack exploded.

17th Gun Pit shells. Place sniped all day, one slightly injured

18th Digging dugout from heavy fire, good shooting through

look hole. retieved at 7.30pm. arrived at Neuve Eglise 11.00

find Church burnt down to ground.

19th Pay day. Weather fine. Enemy shelling town again Several wounded

20th feeling rough but helped to clean guns. Pain in Side.

21st Vomiting after Breakfast, Dr says swollen appendix have to go to Hospital

22nd arrive at Boulogne to Gen Hospital. very painful right side

23rd Air Ship pass over. Pain very bad. bad night.

24th Pain little better. vomiting very little.

25th missing normal. Pain not so acute. better right

26th Much better Dr advises operation in England. Vomit once missing

on board Ship Oxfordshire for Southampton 500 on Board.

27th Arrive at Southampton 7.00 remained on Ship till afternoon

a boat full 1,600 wounded in from Dardarelles. Pain better, less

violent arrive at Netley Hospital 8.00PM  missingmissing

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No7

June 11th Attack on left flank by our men. Enemy exploded

more but failed, explosion taking place about 200 yards

away from trench. 2 listeners hurt.

12th moving to reg4 flank, still in 1st line of trench.

13th Shelled in morning after working all night. building Gun Pi

after hours of shelling no material damage done. no one has

14th Segt hit by splinter from Periscope, gone to Hospital

15th German working Party cut upon right (Raining hard) trenchs fi

16th Quiet but attack exploded.

17th Gun Pit shells. Place sniped all day, one slightly injured

18th Digging dugout from heavy fire, good shooting through

look hole. retieved at 7.30pm. arrived at Neuve Eglise 11.00

find Church burnt down to ground.

19th Pay day. Weather fine. Enemy shelling town again Several wounded

20th feeling rough but helped to clean guns. Pain in Side.

21st Vomiting after Breakfast, Dr says swollen appendix have to go to Hospital

22nd arrive at Boulogne to Gen Hospital. very painful right side

23rd Air Ship pass over. Pain very bad. bad night.

24th Pain little better. vomiting very little.

25th missing normal. Pain not so acute. better right

26th Much better Dr advises operation in England. Vomit once missing

on board Ship Oxfordshire for Southampton 500 on Board.

27th Arrive at Southampton 7.00 remained on Ship till afternoon

a boat full 1,600 wounded in from Dardarelles. Pain better, less

violent arrive at Netley Hospital 8.00PM  missingmissing


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  • October 26, 2018 10:58:49 Sara Fresi

    No7

    June 11th Attack on left flank by our men. Enemy exploded

    more but failed, explosion taking place about 200 yards

    away from trench. 2 listeners hurt.

    12th moving to reg4 flank, still in 1st line of trench.

    13th Shelled in morning after working all night. building Gun Pi

    after hours of shelling no material damage done. no one has

    14th Segt hit by splinter from Periscope, gone to Hospital

    15th German working Party cut upon right (Raining hard) trenchs fi

    16th Quiet but attack exploded.

    17th Gun Pit shells. Place sniped all day, one slightly injured

    18th Digging dugout from heavy fire, good shooting through

    look hole. retieved at 7.30pm. arrived at Neuve Eglise 11.00

    find Church burnt down to ground.

    19th Pay day. Weather fine. Enemy shelling town again Several wounded

    20th feeling rough but helped to clean guns. Pain in Side.

    21st Vomiting after Breakfast, Dr says swollen appendix have to go to Hospital

    22nd arrive at Boulogne to Gen Hospital. very painful right side

    23rd Air Ship pass over. Pain very bad. bad night.

    24th Pain little better. vomiting very little.

    25th missing normal. Pain not so acute. better right

    26th Much better Dr advises operation in England. Vomit once missing

    on board Ship Oxfordshire for Southampton 500 on Board.

    27th Arrive at Southampton 7.00 remained on Ship till afternoon

    a boat full 1,600 wounded in from Dardarelles. Pain better, less

    violent arrive at Netley Hospital 8.00PM  missingmissing

  • October 26, 2018 10:58:41 Sara Fresi
  • January 23, 2018 14:16:24 Georgia Anderton

    No7

    June 11th Attack on left flank by our men. Enemy exploded

    more but failed, explosion taking place about 200 yards

    away from trench. 2 listeners hurt.

    12th moving to reg4 flank, still in 1st line of trench.

    13th Shelled in morning after working all night. building Gun Pi

    after hours of shelling no material damage done. no one has

    14th Segt hit by splinter from Periscope, gone to Hospital

    15th German working Party cut upon right (Raining hard) trenchs fi

    16th Quiet but attack exploded.

    17th Gun Pit shells. Place sniped all day, one slightly injured

    18th Digging dugout from heavy fire, good shooting through

    look hole. retieved at 7.30pm. arrived at Neuve Eglise 11.00

    find Church burnt down to ground.

    19th Pay day. Weather fine. Enemy shelling town again Several wounded

    20th feeling rough but helped to clean guns. Pain in Side.

    21st Vomiting after Breakfast, Dr says swollen appendix have to go to Hospital

    22nd arrive at Boulogne to Gen Hospital. very painful right side

    23rd Air Ship pass over. Pain very bad. bad night.

    24th Pain little better. vomiting very little.

    25th missing normal. Pain not so acute. better right

    26th Much better Dr advises operation in England. Vomit once missing

    on board Ship Oxfordshire for Southampton 500 on Board.

    27th Arrive at Southampton 7.00 remained on Ship till afternoon

    a boat full 1,600 wounded in from Dardarelles. Pain better, less

    violent arrive at Netley Hospital 8.00PM  missingmissing



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    Boulogne

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    Neuve Eglise

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    Southampton

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  • Document location Boulogne
  • Additional document location Neuve Eglise
  • Additional document location Southampton


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  • English

  • Gallipoli Front
  • Western Front

  • Recruitment and Conscription



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