Arthur Newstead Diary, item 4

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 Page 4 of diary notebook of Arthur Newstead  

2 Sprs. Wounded.

Comparatively quiet Fritz 

appearing to be too

surprised to retaliate effectively.

All returned. 2 M.M. awarded. Military Medal

Move from Aveluy following

day,  Marching through

Albert Walking stopping at 

Contay for night.  Moved

on again, to Hem (near

Doulons).  (Date Nov. 15th)

Left them 1.15 a.m. Nov 18th

travelling by train from

Doulons to Poperinghe Belge

and billeting for 10 days at

Watou St Jean.  Went into

line at St. Jean (Iser Canals)

Nov. 26th.



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 Page 4 of diary notebook of Arthur Newstead  

2 Sprs. Wounded.

Comparatively quiet Fritz 

appearing to be too

surprised to retaliate effectively.

All returned. 2 M.M. awarded. Military Medal

Move from Aveluy following

day,  Marching through

Albert Walking stopping at 

Contay for night.  Moved

on again, to Hem (near

Doulons).  (Date Nov. 15th)

Left them 1.15 a.m. Nov 18th

travelling by train from

Doulons to Poperinghe Belge

and billeting for 10 days at

Watou St Jean.  Went into

line at St. Jean (Iser Canals)

Nov. 26th.




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  • November 7, 2018 09:10:44 Stella Watkin

     Page 4 of diary notebook of Arthur Newstead  

    2 Sprs. Wounded.

    Comparatively quiet Fritz 

    appearing to be too

    surprised to retaliate effectively.

    All returned. 2 M.M. awarded. Military Medal

    Move from Aveluy following

    day,  Marching through

    Albert Walking stopping at 

    Contay for night.  Moved

    on again, to Hem (near

    Doulons).  (Date Nov. 15th)

    Left them 1.15 a.m. Nov 18th

    travelling by train from

    Doulons to Poperinghe Belge

    and billeting for 10 days at

    Watou St Jean.  Went into

    line at St. Jean (Iser Canals)

    Nov. 26th.



  • October 24, 2018 20:08:52 Stella Watkin

     Page 4 of diary notebook of Arthur Newstead  

    2 Sprs. Wounded.

    Comparatively quiet Fritz 

    appearing to be too

    surprised to retaliate effectively.

    All returned. 2 M.M. awarded. Military Medal

    Move from Aveluy following

    day,  Marching through

    Albert Walking stopping at 

    Contay for night.  Moved

    on again, to Hem (near

    Doulons).  (Date Nov. 15th)

    Left them 1.15 a.m. Nov 18th

    travelling by train from

    Doulons to Poperinghe Belge

    and billeting for 10 days at

    Watou St Jean.  Went into

    line at St. Jean (Iser Canals)

    Nov. 26th.




  • October 24, 2018 20:02:39 Stella Watkin

     Page 4 of diary notebook of Arthur Newstead  

    2 Sprs. Wounded.

    Comparatively quiet Fritz 

    appearing to be too

    surprised to retaliate effectively.

    All returned. 2 M.M. awarded. Military Medal

    Move from Aveluy following

    day,  Marching through

    Albert Walking stopping at 

    Coutay for night.  Moved

    on again, to Hem (near

    Doulons).  (Date Nov. 15th)

    Left them 1.15 a.m. Nov 18th

    travelling by train from

    Doulons to Poperinghe Belge

    and billeting for 10 days at

    Watou St Jean.  Went into

    line at St. Jean (Iser Canals)

    Nov. 26th.




  • October 23, 2018 21:02:05 Stella Watkin

     Page 4 of diary notebook of Arthur Newstead  

    2 Sprs. Wounded.

    Comparatively quiet Fritz 

    appearing to be too

    surprised to retaliate effectively.

    All returned. 2 M.M. awarded. Military Medal

    Move from Avelery following

    day,  Marching through

    Albert Walking stopping at 

    Coutay for night.  Moved

    on again, to Kem (near

    Doulons).  (Date Nov. 15th)

    Left them 1.15 a.m. Nov 18th

    travelling by train from

    Doulons to Poperinghe Belge

    and billeting for 10 days at

    Watou St Jean.  Went into

    line at St. Jean (Iser Canals)

    Nov. 26th.




  • October 23, 2018 20:59:31 Stella Watkin

    Page 4 of diary notebook of Arthur Newstead

    2 Sprs. Wounded.

    Comparatively quiet Fritz 

    appearing to be too

    surprised to retaliate effectively.

    All returned. 2 M.M. awarded.

    Move from Avelery following

    day,  Marching through

    Albert Walking stopping at 

    Coutay for night.  Moved

    on again, to Kem (near

    Doulons).  (Date Nov. 15th)

    Left them 1.15 a.m. Nov 18th

    travelling by train from

    Doulons to Poperinghe Belge

    and billeting for 10 days at

    Watou St Jean.  Went into

    line at St. Jean (Iser Canals)

    Nov. 26th.




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    Aveluy, France

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    Albert, France

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    Doullons, France

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    Hem-Hardinval, France

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    Contay, France

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    Poperinghe, Belgium

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    Watou St Jean, Belgium

Location(s)
  • Document location Aveluy, France
  • Additional document location Albert, France
  • Additional document location Doullons, France
  • Additional document location Hem-Hardinval, France
  • Additional document location Contay, France
  • Additional document location Poperinghe, Belgium
  • Additional document location Watou St Jean, Belgium


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3993 / 48019
Source
http://europeana1914-1918.eu/...
Contributor
David Newstead
License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/


November 15, 1916 – November 26, 1916
  • English

  • Western Front

  • Artillery
  • Gas Warfare
  • Prisoners of War
  • Trench Life



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