Frank Yates Hirst, item 65

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Nov 17th Sunday worked today in sand

pit moving railroad lines, nice job

had lots of fun coming home on the

trucks. Keep saying we are going home

this year. Nov 18 Lined up for work

but dismissed all cheered went dismissed

Took a walk with Joe this P.M. Hear

we are sure going home this year

Wanted to see Capt about a furlough

but could not yet to see him. Got

another package from home. Put stove up

today. Expect going back to U.S. + want

a furlough home Nov 19th Walked round

again today. See Capt + he said he

would do what he could, but giving

to furloughs yet. At Q.M. tonight

getting quite chummy latly think I

will work tomorrow. 20th On sand

detail,no work + took a walk this P.M.

made a ring. talking about England

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Nov 17th Sunday worked today in sand

pit moving railroad lines, nice job

had lots of fun coming home on the

trucks. Keep saying we are going home

this year. Nov 18 Lined up for work

but dismissed all cheered went dismissed

Took a walk with Joe this P.M. Hear

we are sure going home this year

Wanted to see Capt about a furlough

but could not yet to see him. Got

another package from home. Put stove up

today. Expect going back to U.S. + want

a furlough home Nov 19th Walked round

again today. See Capt + he said he

would do what he could, but giving

to furloughs yet. At Q.M. tonight

getting quite chummy latly think I

will work tomorrow. 20th On sand

detail,no work + took a walk this P.M.

made a ring. talking about England


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  • August 21, 2017 15:31:03 Annick Rodriguez

    Nov 17th Sunday worked today in sand

    pit moving railroad lines, nice job

    had lots of fun coming home on the

    trucks. Keep saying we are going home

    this year. Nov 18 Lined up for work

    but dismissed all cheered went dismissed

    Took a walk with Joe this P.M. Hear

    we are sure going home this year

    Wanted to see Capt about a furlough

    but could not yet to see him. Got

    another package from home. Put stove up

    today. Expect going back to U.S. + want

    a furlough home Nov 19th Walked round

    again today. See Capt + he said he

    would do what he could, but giving

    to furloughs yet. At Q.M. tonight

    getting quite chummy latly think I

    will work tomorrow. 20th On sand

    detail,no work + took a walk this P.M.

    made a ring. talking about England

  • August 21, 2017 15:28:42 Annick Rodriguez

    Nov 17th Sunday worked today in sand

    pit moving railroad lines, nice job

    had lots of fun coming home on the

    trucks. Keep saying we are going home

    this year. Nov 18 Lined up for work

    but dismissed all cheered went dismissed

    Took a walk with Joe this P.M. Hear

    we are sure going home this year

    Wanted to see Capt about a furlough


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    Springfield, Massachusetts

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