William Monk, Diary 1917 of an allotment run by Clayton-le-Moors Working Mens Club, item 37

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1917

34

November

No doubt there are various

reasons why some did not

come to help. Owing to

having V.T.C. drills to

Volunteer Training Corps was a voluntary home defence militia 

attend, working overtime

etc. Yet if we could have

had, a few more regular

workers on the Plot it

would have been a still

greater success. Still we

can congratulate ourselves

on this fact that those

who did work on the land

it brought them in closer

touch with one another

a fact that might have

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1917

34

November

No doubt there are various

reasons why some did not

come to help. Owing to

having V.T.C. drills to

Volunteer Training Corps was a voluntary home defence militia 

attend, working overtime

etc. Yet if we could have

had, a few more regular

workers on the Plot it

would have been a still

greater success. Still we

can congratulate ourselves

on this fact that those

who did work on the land

it brought them in closer

touch with one another

a fact that might have


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  • November 1, 2017 19:06:13 Thomas A. Lingner

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    1917

    34

    November

    No doubt there are various

    reasons why some did not

    come to help. Owing to

    having V.T.C. drills to

    Volunteer Training Corps was a voluntary home defence militia 

    attend, working overtime

    etc. Yet if we could have

    had, a few more regular

    workers on the Plot it

    would have been a still

    greater success. Still we

    can congratulate ourselves

    on this fact that those

    who did work on the land

    it brought them in closer

    touch with one another

    a fact that might have

  • November 1, 2017 19:05:36 Thomas A. Lingner

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    1917

    34

    November

    No doubt there are various

    reasons why some did not

    come to help. Owing to

    having V.T.C. drills to

    Volunteer Training Corps was a voluntary home defence militia 

    attend, working overtime

    etc. Yet if we could have

    had, a few more regular

    workers on the Plot it

    would have been a still

    greater success. Still we

    can congratulate ourselves

    on this fact that those

    who did work on the land

    it brought them in closer

    touch with one another

    a fact that might have


  • November 1, 2017 19:04:01 Thomas A. Lingner

      Left page blank 


    1917

    34

    November

    No doubt there are various

    reasons why some did not

    come to help. Owing to

    having V.T.C. drills to

    Volunteer Training Corps was a voluntary home defence militia 

    attend, working overtime

    etc. Let if we could have

    had, a few more regular

    workers on the Plot it

    would have been a still

    greater success. Still we

    can congratulate ourselves

    on this fact that those

    who did work on the land

    it brought them in closer

    touch with one another

    a fact that might have


  • March 9, 2017 22:33:29 Elizabeth Ferro

    1917 November                    34

    No doubt there are various

    reasons why some did not

    come to help. Owing to

    having V.T.C. drills to

    Volunteer Training Corps was a voluntary home defence militia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volunteer_Training_Corps_(World_War_I)

    attend, working overtime

    etc. Let if we could have

    had, a few more regular

    workers on the Plot it

    would have been a still

    greater success. Still we

    can congratulate ourselves

    on this fact that those

    who did work on the land

    it brought them in closer

    touch with one another

    a fact that might have


  • March 9, 2017 22:26:55 Elizabeth Ferro

    1917 November                    34

    No doubt there are various

    reasons why some did not

    come to help. Owing to

    having V.T.C. drills to

    attend, working overtime

    etc. Let if we could have

    had, a few more regular

    workers on the Plot it

    would have been a still

    greater success. Still we

    can congratulate ourselves

    on this fact that those

    who did work on the land

    it brought them in closer

    touch with one another

    a fact that might have


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    Clayton-le-Moors, Lancashire

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Nov, 1917
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