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14 January 1917 Sun - 2nd after Epiphany

Same as yesterday.

15 January 1917 Mon

Airon St Vaast

Took the empties down to Railhd but did not load.Expect we are going back to Hesdin. 

16 January 1917 Tues - Last Quarter, 11.42 a.m.

 D.....   Airon St Vaast,

Im all day cleaning.

Pay at 6 o'clock.

Received letter Ethel R.

17 January 1917 Wed

Cleaning Morning.

Snowing hard. Coal job afternoon.

Cliff having gone to Merch I had it all to myself & a nice time I had too. Loaded at Etaples & got back at 9. o'clock.

'Some' drive that.

 At the foot of the left hand page is the weekly printed information on the illustration at foot of right hand page:[TEMPORARY BRIDGES. Our Engineer Corps is up to all sorts of dodges which are not laid down in the manual. In war time it is often impossible to build the bridge that should be built, both on account of time ad because the enemy would fire on them while at work. Our sketch shows a temporary raft made from tarpulin sheets  stuffed with hay. The hay floats are extremely bouyant for about 10 to 12 hours.]


 Right Hand Page 

18 January 1917 Th

Airon St Vaast.   D....... 

Im all day cleaning.

Still bitter cold.

19 January 1917 Fri

Im all day cleaning.

20 January 1917 Sat - S.R. 7.37, S.S. 4.25

 Airon St Vaast.

Left here to go back to Hesdin.

this afternoon.  Reached      "        

at 5 o'clock.

Slept in the Billet. Quite a treat.

 At the foot of right hand page is illustration of temporary raft bridge described at foot of left hand page. 


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14 January 1917 Sun - 2nd after Epiphany

Same as yesterday.

15 January 1917 Mon

Airon St Vaast

Took the empties down to Railhd but did not load.Expect we are going back to Hesdin. 

16 January 1917 Tues - Last Quarter, 11.42 a.m.

 D.....   Airon St Vaast,

Im all day cleaning.

Pay at 6 o'clock.

Received letter Ethel R.

17 January 1917 Wed

Cleaning Morning.

Snowing hard. Coal job afternoon.

Cliff having gone to Merch I had it all to myself & a nice time I had too. Loaded at Etaples & got back at 9. o'clock.

'Some' drive that.

 At the foot of the left hand page is the weekly printed information on the illustration at foot of right hand page:[TEMPORARY BRIDGES. Our Engineer Corps is up to all sorts of dodges which are not laid down in the manual. In war time it is often impossible to build the bridge that should be built, both on account of time ad because the enemy would fire on them while at work. Our sketch shows a temporary raft made from tarpulin sheets  stuffed with hay. The hay floats are extremely bouyant for about 10 to 12 hours.]


 Right Hand Page 

18 January 1917 Th

Airon St Vaast.   D....... 

Im all day cleaning.

Still bitter cold.

19 January 1917 Fri

Im all day cleaning.

20 January 1917 Sat - S.R. 7.37, S.S. 4.25

 Airon St Vaast.

Left here to go back to Hesdin.

this afternoon.  Reached      "        

at 5 o'clock.

Slept in the Billet. Quite a treat.

 At the foot of right hand page is illustration of temporary raft bridge described at foot of left hand page. 



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  • January 24, 2018 14:20:41 Gillian Phillips

    14 January 1917 Sun - 2nd after Epiphany

    Same as yesterday.

    15 January 1917 Mon

    Airon St Vaast

    Took the empties down to Railhd but did not load.Expect we are going back to Hesdin. 

    16 January 1917 Tues - Last Quarter, 11.42 a.m.

     D.....   Airon St Vaast,

    Im all day cleaning.

    Pay at 6 o'clock.

    Received letter Ethel R.

    17 January 1917 Wed

    Cleaning Morning.

    Snowing hard. Coal job afternoon.

    Cliff having gone to Merch I had it all to myself & a nice time I had too. Loaded at Etaples & got back at 9. o'clock.

    'Some' drive that.

     At the foot of the left hand page is the weekly printed information on the illustration at foot of right hand page:[TEMPORARY BRIDGES. Our Engineer Corps is up to all sorts of dodges which are not laid down in the manual. In war time it is often impossible to build the bridge that should be built, both on account of time ad because the enemy would fire on them while at work. Our sketch shows a temporary raft made from tarpulin sheets  stuffed with hay. The hay floats are extremely bouyant for about 10 to 12 hours.]


     Right Hand Page 

    18 January 1917 Th

    Airon St Vaast.   D....... 

    Im all day cleaning.

    Still bitter cold.

    19 January 1917 Fri

    Im all day cleaning.

    20 January 1917 Sat - S.R. 7.37, S.S. 4.25

     Airon St Vaast.

    Left here to go back to Hesdin.

    this afternoon.  Reached      "        

    at 5 o'clock.

    Slept in the Billet. Quite a treat.

     At the foot of right hand page is illustration of temporary raft bridge described at foot of left hand page. 



  • January 24, 2018 14:17:21 Gillian Phillips

    14 January 1917 Sun - 2nd after Epiphany

    Same as yesterday.

    15 January 1917 Mon

    Airon St Vaast

    Took the empties down to Railhd but did not load.Expect we are going back to Hesdin. 

    16 January 1917 Tues - Last Quarter, 11.42 a.m.

    Airon St Vaast,

    Im all day cleaning.

    Pay at 6 o'clock.

    Received letter Ethel R.

    17 January 1917 Wed

    Cleaning Morning.

    Snowing hard. Coal job afternoon.

    Cliff having gone to Merch I had it all to myself & a nice time I had too. Loaded at Etaples & got back at 9. o'clock.

    'Some' drive that.

     At the foot of the left hand page is the weekly printed information on the illustration at foot of right hand page:[TEMPORARY BRIDGES. Our Engineer Corps is up to all sorts of dodges which are not laid down in the manual. In war time it is often impossible to build the bridge that should be built, both on account of time ad because the enemy would fire on them while at work. Our sketch shows a temporary raft made from tarpulin sheets  stuffed with hay. The hay floats are extremely bouyant for about 10 to 12 hours.]


     Right Hand Page 

    18 January 1917 Th

    Airon St Vaast.   Stilit 

    Im all day cleaning.

    Still bitter cold.

    19 January 1917 Fri

    Im all day cleaning.

    20 January 1917 Sat - S.R. 7.37, S.S. 4.25

     Arion Si Vaase 

    Left here to go back to  Hesdin 

    this afternoon.  Reached      "        

    at 5 o'clock.

    Slept in the Billet. Quite a treat.

     At the foot of right hand page is illustration of temporary raft bridge described at foot of left hand page. 



  • January 24, 2018 14:08:01 Gillian Phillips

    14 January 1917 Sun - 2nd after Epiphany

    Same as yesterday.

    15 January 1917 Mon

    Airon St Vaast

    Took the empties down to Railhd but did not load.Expect we are going back to  Hesdin.. 

    16 January 1917 Tues - Last Quarter, 11.42 a.m.

     ... Airon Si Vai ,

    Im all day cleaning.

    Pay at 6 o'clock.

    Received letter Ethel R.

    17 January 1917 Wed

    Cleaning Morning.

    Snowing hard. Coal job afternoon.

    Cliff having gone to Merch I had it all to myself & a nice time I had too. Loaded at Etaples & got back at 9. o'clock.

    'Some' drive that.

     At the foot of the left hand page is the weekly printed information on the illustration at foot of right hand page:[TEMPORARY BRIDGES. Our Engineer Corps is up to all sorts of dodges which are not laid down in the manual. In war time it is often impossible to build the bridge that should be built, both on account of time ad because the enemy would fire on them while at work. Our sketch shows a temporary raft made from tarpulin sheets  stuffed with hay. The hay floats are extremely bouyant for about 10 to 12 hours.]


     Right Hand Page 

    18 January 1917 Th

    Airon St Vaast.   Stilit 

    Im all day cleaning.

    Still bitter cold.

    19 January 1917 Fri

    Im all day cleaning.

    20 January 1917 Sat - S.R. 7.37, S.S. 4.25

     Arion Si Vaase 

    Left here to go back to  Hesdin 

    this afternoon.  Reached      "        

    at 5 o'clock.

    Slept in the Billet. Quite a treat.

     At the foot of right hand page is illustration of temporary raft bridge described at foot of left hand page. 



  • January 23, 2018 19:12:05 Gillian Phillips

    14 January 1917 Sun - 2nd after Epiphany

    Same as yesterday.

    15 January 1917 Mon

    Airon St Vaast

    Took the empties down to Railhd but did not load.Expect we are going back to  Hesdin.. 

    16 January 1917 Tues - Last Quarter, 11.42 a.m.

     ... Airon Si Vai ,

    Im all day cleaning.

    Pay at 6 o'clock.

    Received letter Ethel R.

    17 January 1917 Wed

    Cleaning Morning.

    Snowing hard. Coal job afternoon.

    Cliff having gone to Merch I had it all to myself & a nice time I had too. Loaded at Etaples & got back at 9. o'clock.

    'Some' drive that.

     At the foot of the left hand page is the weekly printed information on the illustration at foot of right hand page:[TEMPORARY BRIDGES. Our Engineer Corps is up to all sorts of dodges which are not laid down in the manual. In war time it is often impossible to build the bridge that should be built, both on account of time ad because the enemy would fire on them while at work. Our sketch shows a temporary raft made from tarpulin sheets  stuffed with hay. The hay floats are extremely bouyant for about 10 to 12 hours.]


     Right Hand Page 

    18 January 1917 Th

     Arion Si Vaase, Decheral 

    Im all day cleaning.

    Still bitter cold.

    19 January 1917 Fri

    Im all day cleaning.

    20 January 1917 Sat - S.R. 7.37, S.S. 4.25

     Arion Si Vaase 

    Left here to go back to  Hesdin 

    this afternoon.  Reached      "        

    at 5 o'clock.

    Slept in the Billet. Quite a treat.

     At the foot of right hand page is illustration of temporary raft bridge described at foot of left hand page. 



  • January 23, 2018 16:23:37 Gillian Phillips

    14 January 1917 Sun - 2nd after Epiphany

    Same as yesterday.

    15 January 1917 Mon

     Airon Si Vaasi 

    Took the empties down to Railhd but did not load.Expect we are going back to  Hesdin.. 

    16 January 1917 Tues - Last Quarter, 11.42 a.m.

     ... Airon Si Vai ,

    Im all day cleaning.

    Pay at 6 o'clock.

    Received letter Ethel R.

    17 January 1917 Wed

    Cleaning Morning.

    Snowing hard. Coal job afternoon.

    Cliff having gone to Merch I had it all to myself & a nice time I had too. Loaded at Etaples & got back at 9. o'clock.

    'Some' drive that.

     At the foot of the left hand page is the weekly printed information on the illustration at foot of right hand page:[TEMPORARY BRIDGES. Our Engineer Corps is up to all sorts of dodges which are not laid down in the manual. In war time it is often impossible to build the bridge that should be built, both on account of time ad because the enemy would fire on them while at work. Our sketch shows a temporary raft made from tarpulin sheets  stuffed with hay. The hay floats are extremely bouyant for about 10 to 12 hours.]


     Right Hand Page 

    18 January 1917 Th

     Arion Si Vaase, Decheral 

    Im all day cleaning.

    Still bitter cold.

    19 January 1917 Fri

    Im all day cleaning.

    20 January 1917 Sat - S.R. 7.37, S.S. 4.25

     Arion Si Vaase 

    Left here to go back to  Hesdin 

    this afternoon.  Reached      "        

    at 5 o'clock.

    Slept in the Billet. Quite a treat.

     At the foot of right hand page is illustration of temporary raft bridge described at foot of left hand page. 



  • January 23, 2018 16:23:27 Gillian Phillips

    14 January 1917 Sun - 2nd after Epiphany

    Same as yesterday.

    15 January 1917 Mon

     Airon Si Vaasi 

    Took the empties down to Railhd but did not load.Expect we are going back to  Hesdin.. 

    16 January 1917 Tues - Last Quarter, 11.42 a.m.

     ... Airon Si Vai ,

    Im all day cleaning.

    Pay at 6 o'clock.

    Received letter Ethel R.

    17 January 1917 Wed

    Cleaning Morning.

    Snowing hard. Coal job afternoon.

    Cliff having gone to Merch I had it all to myself & a nice time I had too. Loaded at Etaples & got back at 9. o'clock.

    'Some' drive that.

     At the foot of the left hand page is the weekly printed information on the illustration at foot of right hand page:[TEMPORARY BRIDGES. Our Engineer Corps is up to all sorts of dodges which are not laid down in the manual. In war time it is often impossible to build the bridge that should be built, both on account of time ad because the enemy would fire on them while at work. Our sketch shows a temporary raft made from tarpulin sheets  stuffed with hay. The hay floats are extremely bouyant for about 10 to 12 hours.]


     Right Hand Page 

    18 January 1917 Th

     Arion Si Vaase, Decheral 

    Im all day cleaning.

    Still bitter cold.

    19 January 1917 Fri

    Im all day cleaning.

    20 January 1917 Sat - S.R. 7.37, S.S. 4.25

     Arion Si Vaase 

    Left here to go back to  Hesdin 

    this afternoon.  Reached      "        

    at 5 o'clock.

    Slept in the Billet. Quite a treat.

     At the foot of right hand page is illustration of temporary raft bridge described at foot of left hand page. 


  • January 23, 2018 16:18:46 Gillian Phillips

    14 January 1917 Sun - 2nd after Epiphany

    Same as yesterday.

    15 January 1917 Mon

     Airon Si Vaasi 

    Took the empties down to Railhd but did not load.Expect we are going back to  Hesdin.. 

    16 January 1917 Tues - Last Quarter, 11.42 a.m.

     ... Airon Si Vai ,

    Im all day cleaning.

    Pay at 6 o'clock.

    Received letter Ethel R.

    17 January 1917 Wed

    Cleaning Morning.

    Snowing hard. Coal job afternoon.

    Cliff having gone to Merch I had it all to myself & a nice time I had too. Loaded at Etaples & got back at 9. o'clock.

    'Some' drive that.

     At the foot of the left hand page is the weekly printed information on the illustration at foot of right hand page:[TEMPORARY BRIDGES. Our Engineer Corps is up to all sorts of dodges which are not laid down in the manual. In war time it is often impossible to build the bridge that should be built, both on account of time ad because the enemy would fire on them while at work. Our sketch shows a temporary raft made from tarpulin sheets  stuffed with hay. The hay floats are extremely bouyant for about 10 to 12 hours.]


     Right Hand Page 

    18 January 1917 Th

     Arion Si Vaase, Decheral 

    Im all day cleaning.

    Still bitter cold.

    19 January 1917 Fri

    Im all day cleaning.

    20 January 1917 Sat - S.R. 7.37, S.S. 4.25

     Arion Si Vaase 

    Left here to go back to Hesdin this afternoon.


  • January 23, 2018 16:15:08 Gillian Phillips

    14 January 1917 Sun - 2nd after Epiphany

    Same as yesterday.

    15 January 1917 Mon

     Airon Si Vaasi 

    Took the empties down to Railhd but did not load.Expect we are going back to  Hesdin.. 

    16 January 1917 Tues - Last Quarter, 11.42 a.m.

     ... Airon Si Vai ,

    Im all day cleaning.

    Pay at 6 o'clock.

    Received letter Ethel R.

    17 January 1917 Wed

    Cleaning Morning.

    Snowing hard. Coal job afternoon.

    Cliff having gone to Merch I had it all to myself & a nice time I had too. Loaded at Etaples & got back at 9. o'clock.

    'Some' drive that.

     At the foot of the left hand page is the weekly printed information on the illustration at foot of right hand page:[TEMPORARY BRIDGES. Our Engineer Corps is up to all sorts of dodges which are not laid down in the manual. In war time it is often impossible to build the bridge that should be built, both on account of time ad because the enemy would fire on them while at work. Our sketch shows a temporary raft made from tarpulin sheets  stuffed with hay. The hay floats are extremely bouyant for about 10 to 12 hours.]


     Right Hand Page 

    18 January 1917 Th

     Airon Si Vaase, Decheral 

    Im all day cleaning.

    Still bitter cold.



  • January 23, 2018 16:12:31 Gillian Phillips

    14 January 1917 Sun - 2nd after Epiphany

    Same as yesterday.

    15 January 1917 Mon

     Airon Si Vaasi 

    Took the empties down to Railhd but did not load.Expect we are going back to  Hesdin.. 

    16 January 1917 Tues - Last Quarter, 11.42 a.m.

     ... Airon Si Vai ,

    Im all day cleaning.

    Pay at 6 o'clock.

    Received letter Ethel R.

    17 January 1917 Wed

    Cleaning Morning.

    Snowing hard. Coal job afternoon.

    Cliff having gone to Merch I had it all to myself & a nice time I had too. Loaded at Etaples & got back at 9. o'clock.

    'Some' drive that.

     At the foot of the left hand page is the weekly printed information on the illustration at foot of right hand page:[TEMPORARY BRIDGES. Our Engineer Corps is up to all sorts of dodges which are not laid down in the manual. In war time it is often impossible to build the bridge that should be built, both on account of time ad because the enemy would fire on them while at work. Our sketch shows a temporary raft made from tarpulin sheets  stuffed with hay. The hay floats are extremely bouyant for about 10 to 12 hours.]



  • January 23, 2018 16:05:09 Gillian Phillips

    14 January 1917 Sun - 2nd after Epiphany

    Same as yesterday.

    15 January 1917 Mon

     Airon Si Vaasi 

    Took the empties down to Railhd but did not load.Expect we are going back to  Hesdin.. 

    16 January 1917 Tues - Last Quarter, 11.42 a.m.

     ... Airon Si Vai ,

    Im all day cleaning.

    Pay at 6 o'clock.

    Received letter Ethel R.

    17 January 1917 Wed

    Cleaning Morning.

    Snowing hard. Coal job afternoon.

    Cliff having gone to Merch I had it all to myself & a nice time I had too. Loaded at Etaples & got back at 9. o'clock.




  • January 23, 2018 16:04:51 Gillian Phillips

    14 January 1917 Sun - 2nd after Epiphany

    Same as yesterday.

    15 January 1917 Mon

     Airon Si Vaasi 

    Took the empties down to Railhd but did not load.Expect we are going back to  Hesdin.. 

    16 January 1917 Tues - Last Quarter, 11.42 a.m.

     ... Airon Si Vai ,

    Im all day cleaning.

    Pay at 6 o'clock.

    Received letter Ethel R.

    17 January 1917 Wed

    Cleaning Morning.

    Snowing hard. Coal job afternoon.

    Cliff having gone to Merch I had it all to myself & a nice time I had too. Loaded at Etaples & got back at 9. o'clock.



  • January 23, 2018 15:58:37 Gillian Phillips

    14 January 1917 Sun - 2nd after Epiphany

    Same as yesterday.

    15 January 1917 Mon

     Airon Si Vaasi 

    Took the empties down to Railhd but did not load.Expect we are going back to  Hesdin.. 

    16 January 1917 Tues - Last Quarter, 11.42 a.m.

    ´╗┐



  • January 23, 2018 15:48:44 Gillian Phillips

    14 January 1917 Sun - 2nd after Epiphany

    Same as yesterday.

    15 January 1917 Mon

    Airon Si Vaasi



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  • 50.516087||1.63879||

    Etaples, France

  • 50.3729299||2.036676||

    Hesdin, France

  • 50.431052||1.668757||

    Airon Saint Vaast

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  • Document location Etaples, France
  • Additional document location Hesdin, France
  • Additional document location Airon Saint Vaast


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Nigel Rawlings
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