Diary of Edgar Clarence Worsfold, item 12

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Had these Dinners sent so our Lieutenant was one of those miserable kind of chaps who hated to see anybody having a bit of fun like I had been having all the morning and amusing the company so he turned round and Looked along the Line and spotted me he said Send Worsfold he as had a lot to say all the morning. So I said very good SirI will hop in the Billit and take my Equipment off before I go that meant about 10 mile walk round Luton doing the job all on my own instead of about 4 men doing it one go to each Plan so I went to the Billit and got ready and the Lady in the Billit said were are you going I said the Sloppy Sergeant had forgotten to send the Guards food so I had to do it she said ain't you having your dinner before you go I said it ain't time yet she said why it as gone one o'clock I said well that's done it I am entitled to mine as well as the Guards by this time the Officer and Sergeant came round to see why I was not ready I said I was just having my Dinner then I was going He said you go at once that Done it I said what me been on Parade all the morning and go without any Dinner I said not for you or Jesus Christ he said fall in 2 men fix Bayonets then there was an Armed Party with me in the centre being man had missing Luton to the 

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Had these Dinners sent so our Lieutenant was one of those miserable kind of chaps who hated to see anybody having a bit of fun like I had been having all the morning and amusing the company so he turned round and Looked along the Line and spotted me he said Send Worsfold he as had a lot to say all the morning. So I said very good SirI will hop in the Billit and take my Equipment off before I go that meant about 10 mile walk round Luton doing the job all on my own instead of about 4 men doing it one go to each Plan so I went to the Billit and got ready and the Lady in the Billit said were are you going I said the Sloppy Sergeant had forgotten to send the Guards food so I had to do it she said ain't you having your dinner before you go I said it ain't time yet she said why it as gone one o'clock I said well that's done it I am entitled to mine as well as the Guards by this time the Officer and Sergeant came round to see why I was not ready I said I was just having my Dinner then I was going He said you go at once that Done it I said what me been on Parade all the morning and go without any Dinner I said not for you or Jesus Christ he said fall in 2 men fix Bayonets then there was an Armed Party with me in the centre being man had missing Luton to the 


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  • January 23, 2018 18:01:59 Victoria Frâncu

    Had these Dinners sent so our Lieutenant was one of those miserable kind of chaps who hated to see anybody having a bit of fun like I had been having all the morning and amusing the company so he turned round and Looked along the Line and spotted me he said Send Worsfold he as had a lot to say all the morning. So I said very good SirI will hop in the Billit and take my Equipment off before I go that meant about 10 mile walk round Luton doing the job all on my own instead of about 4 men doing it one go to each Plan so I went to the Billit and got ready and the Lady in the Billit said were are you going I said the Sloppy Sergeant had forgotten to send the Guards food so I had to do it she said ain't you having your dinner before you go I said it ain't time yet she said why it as gone one o'clock I said well that's done it I am entitled to mine as well as the Guards by this time the Officer and Sergeant came round to see why I was not ready I said I was just having my Dinner then I was going He said you go at once that Done it I said what me been on Parade all the morning and go without any Dinner I said not for you or Jesus Christ he said fall in 2 men fix Bayonets then there was an Armed Party with me in the centre being man had missing Luton to the 


  • January 23, 2018 18:01:21 Victoria Frâncu

    Had these Dinners sent so our Lieutenant was one of those miserable kind of chaps who hated to see anybody having a bit of fun like I had been having all the morning and amusing the company so he turned round and Looked along the Line and spotted me he said Send Worsfold he as had a lot to say all the morning. So I said very good SirI will hop in the Billit and take my Equipment off before I go that meant about 10 mile walk round Luton doing the job all on my own instead of about 4 men doing it one go to each Plan so I went to the Billit and got ready and the Lady in the Billit said were are you going I said the Sloppy Sergeant had forgotten to send the Guards food so I had to do it she said aint you having your dinner before you go I said it aint time yet she said why it as gone one o'clock I said well thats done it I am entitled to mine as well as the Guards by this time the Officer and Sergeant came round to see why I was not ready I said I was just having my Dinner then I was going He said you go at once that Done it I said what me been on Parade all the morning and go without any Dinner I said not for you or Jesus Christ he said fall in 2 men fix Bayonets then there was an Armed Party with me in the centre being man had missing Luton to the 


  • January 23, 2018 18:00:44 Victoria Frâncu

    Had these Dinners sent so our Lieutenant was one of those miserable kind of chaps who hated to see anybody having a bit of fun like I had been having all the morning and amusing the company so he turned round and Looked along the Line and spotted me he said Send Worsfold he as had a lot to say all the morning. So I said very good SirI will hop in the Billit and take my Equipment off before I go that meant about 10 mile walk round Luton doing the job all on my own instead of about 4 men doing it one go to each Plan so I went to the Billit and got ready and the Lady in the Billit said were are you going I said the Sloppy Sergeant had forgotten to send the Guards food so I had to do it she said aint you having your dinner before you go I said it aint time yet she said why it as gone one o'clock I said well thats done it I am entitled to mine as well as the Guards by this time the Officer and Sergeant came round to see why I was not ready I said I was just having my Dinner then I was going He said you go at once that Done it I said what me been on Parade all the morning and go without any Dinner I said not for you or Jesus Christ he said fall in 2 men fix Bayonets then there was an Armed Party with me in the centre being man had missing Luton to the


  • January 23, 2018 17:56:55 Victoria Frâncu

    Had these Dinners sent so our Lieutenant was one of those miserable kind of chaps who hated to see anybody having a bit of fun like I had been having all the morning and amusing the company so he turned round and Looked along the Line and spotted me he said Send Worsfold he as had a lot to say all the morning. So I said very good SirI will hop in the Billit and take my Equipment off before I go that meant about 10 mile walk round Luton doing the job all on my own instead of about 4 men doing it one go to each Plan so I went to the Billit and got ready and the Lady in the Billit said were are you going I said the Sloppy Sergeant had forgotten to send the Guards food so I had to do it she said aint you having your dinner before you go I said it aint time yet she said why it as gone one o'clock I said well thats done it I am entitled to mine as well as the Guards by this time the Officer and Sergeant came round to see why I was not ready I said I was just having my Dinner then I was going He said you go at once that Done it I said what me been on Parade all the morning and go without any Dinner I said not for you or


  • January 23, 2018 17:56:25 Victoria Frâncu

    Had these Dinners sent so our Lieutenant was one of those miserable kind of chaps who hated to see anybody having a bit of fun like I had been having all the morning and amusing the company so he turned round and Looked along the Line and spotted me he said Send Worsfold he as had a lot to say all the morning. So I said very good SirI will hop in the Billit and take my Equipment off before I go that meant about 10 mile walk round Luton doing the job all on my own instead of about 4 men doing it one go to each Plan so I went to the Billit and got ready and the Lady in the Billit said were are you going I said the Sloppy Sergeant had forgotten to send the Guards food so I had to do it she said aint you having your dinner before you go I said it aint time yet she said why it as gone one o'clock I said well thats done it I am entitled to mine as well as the Guards by this time the Officer and Sergeant came round to see why I was not ready I said I was just having my Dinner then I was going He said you go at once that Done it I said what me been on Parade all the morning and go without any Dinner


  • January 23, 2018 17:53:29 Victoria Frâncu

    Had these Dinners sent so our Lieutenant was one of those miserable kind of chaps who hated to see anybody having a bit of fun like I had been having all the morning and amusing the company so he turned round and Looked along the Line and spotted me he said Send Worsfold he as had a lot to say all the morning. So I said very good SirI will hop in the Billit and take my Equipment off before I go that meant about 10 mile walk round Luton doing the job all on my own instead of about 4 men doing it one go to each Plan so I went to the Billit and got ready and the Lady in the Billit said were are you going I said the Sloppy Sergeant had forgotten to send the Guards food so I had to do it she said aint you having your dinner before you go I said it aint time yet she said why it as gone one o'clock I said well thats done it I am entitled to mine as well as the Guards by this time the Officer


  • January 23, 2018 17:46:02 Victoria Frâncu

    Had these Dinners sent so our Lieutenant was one of those miserable kind of chaps who hated to see anybody having a bit of fun like I had been having all the morning and amusing the company so he turned round and Looked along the Line and spotted me he said Send Worsfold he as had a lot to say all the morning. So I said very good SirI will hop in the Billet and take my Equipment off before I go that meant about 10 mile walk round Luton doing the job all on my own


  • January 23, 2018 17:41:30 Victoria Frâncu

    Had these Dinners sent so our Lieutenant was one of those miserable kind of chaps who hated to see anybody having a bit of fun 


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    Mons, Belgium

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Peter John Kitteringham
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January 23, 2018
  • English

  • Western Front




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