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 Left hand page 

January 7 1917 Sun - 1st after Epiphany 

Div. Petrol.

January 8 1917 Mon - Plough Monday. O Full Moon, 7.42 a.m.

Div: Petrol.

Cleaning parade in the snow & rain.

January 9 1917 Tues

On guard last night. Snow & rain all night!

Div Patrol in morning.

Left us alone in the after.

January 10 Wed

Div: Petrol.

Still snowing! Since Sunday. Night & day, rain, sleet & snow. I cold.

 Printed Information at foot of left hand page for illustration at foot of right hand page: 

[WEIGHT OF 15-INCH GUN. There are more than a dozen ships in our navy possessing guns the weight of which is greater than that of thirty ordinary elephants. These guns are bigger and heavier - being 98 1/2 tons - than those possessed y any other navy in the world, German or otherwise.

Germany, in fact, possesses no ship carrying a heavier weapon than the 12-inch gun, which we left behind as long ago as 1909. Germany has only 9 ships armed with 12-inch guns.]


January 11 1917 Th - Hilary Law Sittings begin

3rd car: C reg

      --------

Div: Petrol.

Cleaning Parade again in the snow & rain.

January 12 Fri  3rd Car: C reg Div: Petrol. Still raining. Shifted on  Push  this afternoon to Airon St V. Received food.

January 13 1917 Sat - S.R. 8.3, S.S. 4.14

Airon St Vaast. 

Div: Petrol.

Ethel's Birthday. Cleaning Afternoon.

 At foot of right hand page there is a printed illustration of a pair of scales with the 15-inch gun on one side and a herd of elephants on the other. 



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 Left hand page 

January 7 1917 Sun - 1st after Epiphany 

Div. Petrol.

January 8 1917 Mon - Plough Monday. O Full Moon, 7.42 a.m.

Div: Petrol.

Cleaning parade in the snow & rain.

January 9 1917 Tues

On guard last night. Snow & rain all night!

Div Patrol in morning.

Left us alone in the after.

January 10 Wed

Div: Petrol.

Still snowing! Since Sunday. Night & day, rain, sleet & snow. I cold.

 Printed Information at foot of left hand page for illustration at foot of right hand page: 

[WEIGHT OF 15-INCH GUN. There are more than a dozen ships in our navy possessing guns the weight of which is greater than that of thirty ordinary elephants. These guns are bigger and heavier - being 98 1/2 tons - than those possessed y any other navy in the world, German or otherwise.

Germany, in fact, possesses no ship carrying a heavier weapon than the 12-inch gun, which we left behind as long ago as 1909. Germany has only 9 ships armed with 12-inch guns.]


January 11 1917 Th - Hilary Law Sittings begin

3rd car: C reg

      --------

Div: Petrol.

Cleaning Parade again in the snow & rain.

January 12 Fri  3rd Car: C reg Div: Petrol. Still raining. Shifted on  Push  this afternoon to Airon St V. Received food.

January 13 1917 Sat - S.R. 8.3, S.S. 4.14

Airon St Vaast. 

Div: Petrol.

Ethel's Birthday. Cleaning Afternoon.

 At foot of right hand page there is a printed illustration of a pair of scales with the 15-inch gun on one side and a herd of elephants on the other. 




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  • January 24, 2018 13:59:50 Gillian Phillips

     Left hand page 

    January 7 1917 Sun - 1st after Epiphany 

    Div. Petrol.

    January 8 1917 Mon - Plough Monday. O Full Moon, 7.42 a.m.

    Div: Petrol.

    Cleaning parade in the snow & rain.

    January 9 1917 Tues

    On guard last night. Snow & rain all night!

    Div Patrol in morning.

    Left us alone in the after.

    January 10 Wed

    Div: Petrol.

    Still snowing! Since Sunday. Night & day, rain, sleet & snow. I cold.

     Printed Information at foot of left hand page for illustration at foot of right hand page: 

    [WEIGHT OF 15-INCH GUN. There are more than a dozen ships in our navy possessing guns the weight of which is greater than that of thirty ordinary elephants. These guns are bigger and heavier - being 98 1/2 tons - than those possessed y any other navy in the world, German or otherwise.

    Germany, in fact, possesses no ship carrying a heavier weapon than the 12-inch gun, which we left behind as long ago as 1909. Germany has only 9 ships armed with 12-inch guns.]


    January 11 1917 Th - Hilary Law Sittings begin

    3rd car: C reg

          --------

    Div: Petrol.

    Cleaning Parade again in the snow & rain.

    January 12 Fri  3rd Car: C reg Div: Petrol. Still raining. Shifted on  Push  this afternoon to Airon St V. Received food.

    January 13 1917 Sat - S.R. 8.3, S.S. 4.14

    Airon St Vaast. 

    Div: Petrol.

    Ethel's Birthday. Cleaning Afternoon.

     At foot of right hand page there is a printed illustration of a pair of scales with the 15-inch gun on one side and a herd of elephants on the other. 




  • January 23, 2018 15:32:35 Gillian Phillips

     Left hand page 

    January 7 1917 Sun - 1st after Epiphany 

    Div. Petrol.

    January 8 1917 Mon - Plough Monday. O Full Moon, 7.42 a.m.

    Div: Petrol.

    Cleaning parade in the snow & rain.

    January 9 1917 Tues

    On guard last night. Snow & rain all night!

    Div Patrol in morning.

    Left us alone in the after.

    January 10 Wed

    Div: Petrol.

    Still snowing! Since Sunday. Night & day, rain, sleet & snow. I cold.

     Printed Information at foot of left hand page for illustration at foot of right hand page: 

    [WEIGHT OF 15-INCH GUN. There are more than a dozen ships in our navy possessing guns the weight of which is greater than that of thirty ordinary elephants. These guns are bigger and heavier - being 98 1/2 tons - than those possessed y any other navy in the world, German or otherwise.

    Germany, in fact, possesses no ship carrying a heavier weapon than the 12-inch gun, which we left behind as long ago as 1909. Germany has only 9 ships armed with 12-inch guns.]


    January 11 1917 Th - Hilary Law Sittings begin

    3rd car: C reg

          --------

    Div: Petrol.

    Cleaning Parade again in the snow & rain.

    January 12 Fri  3rd Car: C reg Div: Petrol. Still raining. Shifted on  Push  this afternoon to  Airon Di V.  Received food.

    January 13 1917 Sat - S.R. 8.3, S.S. 4.14

     Airon Di Vaasi 

    Div: Petrol.

    Ethel's Birthday. Cleaning Afternoon.

     At foot of right hand page there is a printed illustration of a pair of scales with the 15-inch gun on one side and a herd of elephants on the other. 




  • January 23, 2018 15:31:53 Gillian Phillips

     Left hand page 

    January 7 1917 Sun - 1st after Epiphany 

    Div. Petrol.

    January 8 1917 Mon - Plough Monday. O Full Moon, 7.42 a.m.

    Div: Petrol.

    Cleaning parade in the snow & rain.

    January 9 1917 Tues

    On guard last night. Snow & rain all night!

    Div Patrol in morning.

    Left us alone in the after.

    January 10 Wed

    Div: Petrol.

    Still snowing! Since Sunday. Night & day, rain, sleet & snow. I cold.

     Printed Information at foot of left hand page for illustration at foot of right hand page: 

    [WEIGHT OF 15-INCH GUN. There are more than a dozen ships in our navy possessing guns the weight of which is greater than that of thirty ordinary elephants. These guns are bigger and heavier - being 98 1/2 tons - than those possessed y any other navy in the world, German or otherwise.

    Germany, in fact, possesses no ship carrying a heavier weapon than the 12-inch gun, which we left behind as long ago as 1909. Germany has only 9 ships armed with 12-inch guns.]


    January 11 1917 Th - Hilary Law Sittings begin

    3rd car: C reg

          --------

    Div: Petrol.

    Cleaning Parade again in the snow & rain.

    January 12 Fri  3rd Car: C reg Div: Petrol. Still raining. Shifted on  Push  this afternoon to  Airon Di V.  Received food.

    January 13 1917 Sat - S.R. 8.3, S.S. 4.14

     Airon Di Vaasi 

    Div: Petrol.

    Ethel's Birthday. Cleaning Afternoon.

     At foot of right hand page there is a printed illustration of a pair of scales with the 15-inch gun on one side and a herd of elephants on the other. 



  • January 23, 2018 14:59:04 Gillian Phillips

     Left hand page 

    January 7 1917 Sun - 1st after Epiphany 

    Div. Petrol.

    January 8 1917 Mon - Plough Monday. O Full Moon, 7.42 a.m.

    Div: Petrol.

    Cleaning parade in the snow & rain.

    January 9 1917 Tues

    On guard last night. Snow & rain all night!

    Div Patrol in morning.

    Left us alone in the after.

    January 10 Wed

    Div: Petrol.

    Still snowing! Since Sunday. Night & day, rain, sleet & snow. I cold.

     Printed Information at foot of left hand page for illustration at foot of right hand page: 

    [WEIGHT OF 15-INCH GUN. There are more than a dozen ships in our navy possessing guns the weight of which is greater than that of thirty ordinary elephants. These guns are bigger and heavier - being 98 1/2 tons - than those possessed y any other navy in the world, German or otherwise.

    Germany, in fact, possesses no ship carrying a heavier weapon than the 12-inch gun, which we left behind as long ago as 1909. Germany has only 9 ships armed with 12-inch guns.]


    January 11 1917 Th - Hilary Law Sittings begin

    3rd car: C reg

          --------

    Div: Petrol.

    Cleaning Parade again in the snow & rain.

    January 12 Fri  3rd Car: C reg

    Div: Petrol. Still raining. Shifted on  Push  this afternoon to  Airon div . Received food.

    January 13 1917 Sat - S.R. 8.3, S.S. 4.14



  • January 23, 2018 14:38:30 Gillian Phillips

     Left hand page 

    January 7 1917 Sun - 1st after Epiphany 

    Div. Petrol.

    January 8 1917 Mon - Plough Monday. O Full Moon, 7.42 a.m.

    Div: Petrol.

    Cleaning parade in the snow & rain.

    January 9 1917 Tues

    On guard last night. Snow & rain all night!

    Div Patrol in morning.

    Left us alone in the after.

    January 10 Wed

    Div: Petrol.

    Still snowing! Since Sunday. Night & day, rain, sleet & snow. I cold.

     Printed Information at foot of left hand page for illustration at foot of right hand page: 

    [WEIGHT OF 15-INCH GUN. There are more than a dozen ships in our navy possessing guns the weight of which is greater than that of thirty ordinary elephants. These guns are bigger and heavier - being 98 1/2 tons - than those possessed y any other navy in the world, German or otherwise.

    Germany, in fact, possesses no ship carrying a heavier weapon than the 12-inch gun, which we left behind as long ago as 1909. Germany has only 9 ships armed with 12-inch guns.]




  • January 23, 2018 14:33:32 Gillian Phillips

     Left hand page 

    January 7 1917 Sun - 1st after Epiphany 

    Div. Petrol.

    January 8 1917 Mon - Plough Monday. O Full Moon, 7.42 a.m.

    Div: Petrol.

    Cleaning parade in the snow & rain.

    January 9 1917 Tues

    On guard last night. Snow & rain all night!

    Div Patrol in morning.

    Left us alone in the after.

    January 10 Wed

    Div: Petrol.

    Still snowing! Since Sunday. Night & day, rain, sleet & snow. I cold.

     Printed Information for illustration on right hand page: 



  • January 23, 2018 14:27:56 Gillian Phillips

     Left hand page 

    January 7 1917 Sun - 1st after Epiphany 

    Div. Petrol.

    January 8 1917 Mon - Plough Monday. O Full Moon, 7.42 a.m.

    Div: Petrol.

    Cleaning parade in the snow & rain.


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    Airon Saint Vaast, France

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Nigel Rawlings
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