Frank Yates Hirst, item 37

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We expect to land Liverpool

late tonight or early tomorrow

Sept 5th  I was up about 6 oclock

this morning + on deck giving

Liverpool the once over. We

are anchored out in the river

mersey.  About 8 oclock we

pulled alongside to dock +

marched off the boat + got

orders to fall in on the docks

After about an hour getting

everybody in there places we

started off + marched through

the streets to the station. All 

the time I am wondering what

camp we are going to + I

feel sure I shall get a

chance to go home. We had

coffee + cakes served us on the

train before we pulled out

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We expect to land Liverpool

late tonight or early tomorrow

Sept 5th  I was up about 6 oclock

this morning + on deck giving

Liverpool the once over. We

are anchored out in the river

mersey.  About 8 oclock we

pulled alongside to dock +

marched off the boat + got

orders to fall in on the docks

After about an hour getting

everybody in there places we

started off + marched through

the streets to the station. All 

the time I am wondering what

camp we are going to + I

feel sure I shall get a

chance to go home. We had

coffee + cakes served us on the

train before we pulled out


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  • August 3, 2017 17:59:09 Annick Rodriguez

    We expect to land Liverpool

    late tonight or early tomorrow

    Sept 5th  I was up about 6 oclock

    this morning + on deck giving

    Liverpool the once over. We

    are anchored out in the river

    mersey.  About 8 oclock we

    pulled alongside to dock +

    marched off the boat + got

    orders to fall in on the docks

    After about an hour getting

    everybody in there places we

    started off + marched through

    the streets to the station. All 

    the time I am wondering what

    camp we are going to + I

    feel sure I shall get a

    chance to go home. We had

    coffee + cakes served us on the

    train before we pulled out

  • August 3, 2017 17:58:03 Annick Rodriguez

    We expect to land Liverpool

    late tonight or early tomorrow

    Sept 5th  I was up about 6 oclock

    this morning + on deck giving

    Liverpool the once over. We

    are anchored out in the river

    mersey.  About 8 oclock we

    pulled alongside to dock +

    marched off the boat + got

    orders to fall in on the docks

    After about an hour getting

    everybody in there places we

    started off + marched through


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    Springfield, Massachusetts

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May Coe
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