Frank Yates Hirst, item 51

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found mostly  blankets + flour

also some sugar chewing tobacco

+ soap. We got some of the

last three things + then after

our relief arrived we went

to No 4 where McDonald is

guarding .We talked him round

+ went to our billets loaded 

with milk jam + smoking

tobacco . Our food was very

poor + hardly any tobacco the

fellows going round picking

up my butts they issue us

tobacco once a week sometimes

6 men  to one can of prince

albert tobacco. I was humming

with  Azrive  + we stole all the

eatables we could + with the

blackberries we picked we eat

them with canned milk + sugar



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found mostly  blankets + flour

also some sugar chewing tobacco

+ soap. We got some of the

last three things + then after

our relief arrived we went

to No 4 where McDonald is

guarding .We talked him round

+ went to our billets loaded 

with milk jam + smoking

tobacco . Our food was very

poor + hardly any tobacco the

fellows going round picking

up my butts they issue us

tobacco once a week sometimes

6 men  to one can of prince

albert tobacco. I was humming

with  Azrive  + we stole all the

eatables we could + with the

blackberries we picked we eat

them with canned milk + sugar




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  • August 14, 2017 22:33:22 Annick Rodriguez

    found mostly  blankets + flour

    also some sugar chewing tobacco

    + soap. We got some of the

    last three things + then after

    our relief arrived we went

    to No 4 where McDonald is

    guarding .We talked him round

    + went to our billets loaded 

    with milk jam + smoking

    tobacco . Our food was very

    poor + hardly any tobacco the

    fellows going round picking

    up my butts they issue us

    tobacco once a week sometimes

    6 men  to one can of prince

    albert tobacco. I was humming

    with  Azrive  + we stole all the

    eatables we could + with the

    blackberries we picked we eat

    them with canned milk + sugar



  • August 14, 2017 22:30:23 Annick Rodriguez

    found mostly  blankets + flour

    also some sugar chewing tobacco

    + soap. We got some of the

    last three things + then after

    our relief arrived we went

    to No 4 where McDonald is

    guarding .We talked him round

    + went to our billets loaded 

    with milk jam + smoking

    tobacco . Our food was very

    poor + hardly any tobacco the




  • August 14, 2017 22:25:31 Annick Rodriguez

    found mostly  blankets + flour

    also some sugar chewing tobacco

    + soap. We got some of the

    last three things + then after

    our relief arrived we went

    to No 4 where McDonald is

    guarding .We talked him round

    + went to our billets loaded 

    with milk jam + smoking

    tobacco . Our food was very



  • August 14, 2017 22:24:45 Annick Rodriguez

    found mostly  blankets + flour

    also some sugar chewing tobacco

    + soap. We got some of the

    last three things + then after

    our relief arrived we went

    to No 4 where McDonald is

    guarding .We talked him round

    + went to our billets loaded 

    with milk jam + smoking

    to


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    Springfield, Massachusetts

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