Frank Yates Hirst, item 44

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going for coffee. We marched 

through Le Harve + the people

seemed unconcerned about us

put probably they have seem too

much of armies. The kids

we asking us for money +

offering to get booze for us

+ several fellows got it, but

was poor stuff from what

they said. We had a big

hill to march up + had to

march to music several fellows

dropped out + one fellow

from C.A. got shamed so

much he cried. He dropped

out + a sergeant picked up his

pack + carried his own too

+ he was a smaller man than

the fellow who fell out

All the time I kept wondering



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going for coffee. We marched 

through Le Harve + the people

seemed unconcerned about us

put probably they have seem too

much of armies. The kids

we asking us for money +

offering to get booze for us

+ several fellows got it, but

was poor stuff from what

they said. We had a big

hill to march up + had to

march to music several fellows

dropped out + one fellow

from C.A. got shamed so

much he cried. He dropped

out + a sergeant picked up his

pack + carried his own too

+ he was a smaller man than

the fellow who fell out

All the time I kept wondering




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  • August 5, 2017 18:21:47 Annick Rodriguez

    going for coffee. We marched 

    through Le Harve + the people

    seemed unconcerned about us

    put probably they have seem too

    much of armies. The kids

    we asking us for money +

    offering to get booze for us

    + several fellows got it, but

    was poor stuff from what

    they said. We had a big

    hill to march up + had to

    march to music several fellows

    dropped out + one fellow

    from C.A. got shamed so

    much he cried. He dropped

    out + a sergeant picked up his

    pack + carried his own too

    + he was a smaller man than

    the fellow who fell out

    All the time I kept wondering



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    Springfield, Massachusetts

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  • Western Front




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