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11 February 1917 Sun - Sexagesima

In all day.

12 February Mon

In all day. Pay Parade afternoon, but couldn't draw any. In debt, (with this  ...  perhaps.)

13 February Tues

Flat broke.

In all day.  Worn the side lane . new tyres. Mac loaned me 5 Francs

14 February Wed

Beaurainville

In all day. Another route march with the Brgd, & inspection by the Major, & they say there is a War on.


At the foot of the left hand page there follows printed information on the illustration of flags printed atthe foot of the opposite page. 

[THEY DISTINGUISH DEPARTMENTS. In a military camp the different departments and stores are indicated by different flags otherwise it would be rather difficult to distinguish one  department from another. The sketch on the oppositepage shows some of the flags. The first flag, white and red, is flown over the telegraph office. The second one, red with a blue circle, is flown over the ordnance department; and the third one, blue with a white circle is that of the army supply depot.]

15 February 1917 Th - Last Quarter (moon), 1.53 a.m.

Beaurainville

Although we were not prepared for the road had to start up & come down in the  .........  at  Trepied, arrived 4 P.M.  (Moi icci.) 

16 February 1917 Fri

Trepeid 2 kilos from Etaples.

Only ... lorries here & a nice cottage for a billet. Absolutely grand here best I've had since I joined 3rd  Car. 

Never went out to-day.

17 February 1917 Sat - s.r. 7.14, s.s. 5.16

Trepeid

In all day. So far haven't been out yet. We  touched  for an M.I. this morning. Cliff has to go again.

 At the foot of the right hand page of the diary is a printed illustration of 3 flags referred to by the printed information at the foot of the facing left hand page. 



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11 February 1917 Sun - Sexagesima

In all day.

12 February Mon

In all day. Pay Parade afternoon, but couldn't draw any. In debt, (with this  ...  perhaps.)

13 February Tues

Flat broke.

In all day.  Worn the side lane . new tyres. Mac loaned me 5 Francs

14 February Wed

Beaurainville

In all day. Another route march with the Brgd, & inspection by the Major, & they say there is a War on.


At the foot of the left hand page there follows printed information on the illustration of flags printed atthe foot of the opposite page. 

[THEY DISTINGUISH DEPARTMENTS. In a military camp the different departments and stores are indicated by different flags otherwise it would be rather difficult to distinguish one  department from another. The sketch on the oppositepage shows some of the flags. The first flag, white and red, is flown over the telegraph office. The second one, red with a blue circle, is flown over the ordnance department; and the third one, blue with a white circle is that of the army supply depot.]

15 February 1917 Th - Last Quarter (moon), 1.53 a.m.

Beaurainville

Although we were not prepared for the road had to start up & come down in the  .........  at  Trepied, arrived 4 P.M.  (Moi icci.) 

16 February 1917 Fri

Trepeid 2 kilos from Etaples.

Only ... lorries here & a nice cottage for a billet. Absolutely grand here best I've had since I joined 3rd  Car. 

Never went out to-day.

17 February 1917 Sat - s.r. 7.14, s.s. 5.16

Trepeid

In all day. So far haven't been out yet. We  touched  for an M.I. this morning. Cliff has to go again.

 At the foot of the right hand page of the diary is a printed illustration of 3 flags referred to by the printed information at the foot of the facing left hand page. 




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  • January 24, 2018 16:03:30 Gillian Phillips

    11 February 1917 Sun - Sexagesima

    In all day.

    12 February Mon

    In all day. Pay Parade afternoon, but couldn't draw any. In debt, (with this  ...  perhaps.)

    13 February Tues

    Flat broke.

    In all day.  Worn the side lane . new tyres. Mac loaned me 5 Francs

    14 February Wed

    Beaurainville

    In all day. Another route march with the Brgd, & inspection by the Major, & they say there is a War on.


    At the foot of the left hand page there follows printed information on the illustration of flags printed atthe foot of the opposite page. 

    [THEY DISTINGUISH DEPARTMENTS. In a military camp the different departments and stores are indicated by different flags otherwise it would be rather difficult to distinguish one  department from another. The sketch on the oppositepage shows some of the flags. The first flag, white and red, is flown over the telegraph office. The second one, red with a blue circle, is flown over the ordnance department; and the third one, blue with a white circle is that of the army supply depot.]

    15 February 1917 Th - Last Quarter (moon), 1.53 a.m.

    Beaurainville

    Although we were not prepared for the road had to start up & come down in the  .........  at  Trepied, arrived 4 P.M.  (Moi icci.) 

    16 February 1917 Fri

    Trepeid 2 kilos from Etaples.

    Only ... lorries here & a nice cottage for a billet. Absolutely grand here best I've had since I joined 3rd  Car. 

    Never went out to-day.

    17 February 1917 Sat - s.r. 7.14, s.s. 5.16

    Trepeid

    In all day. So far haven't been out yet. We  touched  for an M.I. this morning. Cliff has to go again.

     At the foot of the right hand page of the diary is a printed illustration of 3 flags referred to by the printed information at the foot of the facing left hand page. 




  • January 24, 2018 15:58:42 Gillian Phillips

    11 February 1917 Sun - Sexagesima

    In all day.

    12 February Mon

    In all day. Pay Parade afternoon, but couldn't draw any. In debt, (with this  ...  perhaps.)

    13 February Tues

    Flat broke.

    In all day.  Worn the side lane . new tyres. Mac loaned me 5 Francs

    14 February Wed

    Beaurainville

    In all day. Another route march with the Brgd, & inspection by the Major, & they say there is a War on.


    At the foot of the left hand page there follows printed information on the illustration of flags printed atthe foot of the opposite page. 

    [THEY DISTINGUISH DEPARTMENTS. In a military camp the different departments and stores are indicated by different flags otherwise it would be rather difficult to distinguish one  department from another. The sketch on the oppositepage shows some of the flags. The first flag, white and red, is flown over the telegraph office. The second one, red with a blue circle, is flown over the ordnance department; and the third one, blue with a white circle is that of the army supply depot.]

    15 February 1917 Th - Last Quarter (moon), 1.53 a.m.

    Beaurainville

    Although we were not prepared for the road had to start up & come down in the  .........  at  Trepied, arrived 4 P.M.  (Moi icci.) 

    16 February 1917 Fri

    Trepeid 2 kilos from Etaples.

    Only ... lorries here & a nice cottage for a billet. Absolutely grand here best I've had since I joined 3rd  Car. 

    Never went out to-day.

    17 February 1917 Sat - s.r. 7.14, s.s. 5.16

    In all day. So far haven't been out yet. We  touched  for an M.I. this morning. Cliff has to go again.

     At the foot of the right hand page of the diary is a printed illustration of 3 flags referred to by the printed information at the foot of the facing left hand page. 




  • January 24, 2018 15:44:30 Gillian Phillips

    11 February 1917 Sun - Sexagesima

    In all day.

    12 February Mon

    In all day. Pay Parade afternoon, but couldn't draw any. In debt, (with this  ...  perhaps.)

    13 February Tues

    Flat broke.

    In all day.  Worn the side lane . new tyres. Mac loaned me 5 Francs

    14 February Wed

    Beaurainville

    In all day. Another route march with the Brgd, & inspection by the Major, & they say there is a War on.


    At the foot of the left hand page there follows printed information on the illustration of flags printed atthe foot of the opposite page. 

    [THEY DISTINGUISH DEPARTMENTS. In a military camp the different departments and stores are indicated by different flags otherwise it would be rather difficult to distinguish one  department from another. The sketch on the oppositepage shows some of the flags. The first flag, white and red, is flown over the telegraph office. The second one, red with a blue circle, is flown over the ordnance department; and the third one, blue with a white circle is that of the army supply depot.]

    15 February 1917 Th - Last Quarter (moon), 1.53 a.m.

    Beaurainville

    Although we were not prepared for the road had to start up & come down in the  .........  at  Trefeild , arrived 4 P.M.  (Moi icci.) 

    16 February 1917 Fri







  • January 24, 2018 15:26:39 Gillian Phillips

    11 February 1917 Sun - Sexagesima

    In all day.

    12 February Mon

    In all day. Pay Parade afternoon, but couldn't draw any. In debt, (with this  ...  perhaps.)

    13 February Tues

    Flat broke.

    In all day.  Worn the side lane . new tyres. Mac loaned me 5 Francs

    14 February Wed

    Beaurainville

    In all day. Another route march with the Brgd, & inspection by the Major, & they say there is a War on.


    At the foot of the left hand page there follows printed information on the illustration of flags printed atthe foot of the opposite page. 

    [THEY DISTINGUISH DEPARTMENTS. In a military camp the different departments and stores are indicated by different flags otherwise it would be rather difficult to distinguish one  department from another. The sketch on the oppositepage shows some of the flags. The first flag, white and red, is flown over the telegraph office. The second one, red with a blue circle, is flown over the ordnance department; and the third one, blue with a white circle is that of the army supply depot.]

    15 February 1917 Th - Last Quarter (moon), 1.53 a.m.

    Beaurainville

    Although we were not prepared for the road had to start up & come down in the .........






  • January 23, 2018 18:57:10 Gillian Phillips

    11 February 1917 Sun - Sexagesima

    In all day.

    12 February Mon

    In all day. Pay Parade afternoon, but couldn't draw any. In debt, (with this  ...  perhaps.)

    13 February Tues

    Flat broke.

    In all day.  Worn the side lane . new tyres. Mac loaned me 5 Francs

    14 February Wed

    Beaurainville

    In all day. Another route march with the Brgd, & inspection by the Major, & they say there is a War on.


    At the foot of the left hand page there follows printed information on the illustration of flags printed atthe foot of the opposite page. 

    [THEY DISTINGUISH DEPARTMENTS. In a military camp the different departments and stores are indicated by different flags otherwise it would be rather difficult to distinguish one  department from another. The sketch on the oppositepage shows some of the flags. The first flag, white and red, is flown over the telegraph office. The second one, red with a blue circle, is flown over the ordnance department; and the third one, blue with a white circle is that of the army supply depot.]

    15 February 1917 Th - Last Quarter (moon), 1.53 a.m.

    Beaurainville

    Although we were not prepared for the road had to start up & come down in the .........






  • January 23, 2018 18:44:19 Gillian Phillips

    11 February 1917 Sun - Sexagesima

    In all day.

    12 February Mon

    In all day. Pay Parade afternoon, but couldn't draw any. In debt, (with this  ...  perhaps.)

    13 February Tues

    Flat broke.

    In all day.  Worn the side lane . new tyres. Mac loaned me 5 Francs



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    Beaurainville

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    Trepied, Northern France

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  • Additional document location Trepied, Northern France


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