Diary of Edgar Clarence Worsfold, item 13

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Guard Rooms which was in the Gas Works and about 1000 kids following behind I suppose they thought they were taking me to be shot anyway I had my Dinner in Here which was very Good and about 3 o'clock half an hour before I was to go in front of the CO for sentence the Sergeant Mayor came and see me to no why I was in there as I was a very Popular man in the Regt and I told Him when he heard what I said he said he could not do anything for me Prepare for a Month or 2 Detention in the Workhouse well I went in Front of the CO and explained the case and the Officer was wrong he ought to have let me have my Dinner first so I got off with 4 Days CB which meant Stop in your Billit all Day and an Hours Pack Drill at Night so to dodge the Pack Drill I went and had my Boots mended so I had 4 Days Holliday Instant it was I Proper scream at the time Soon after this we started our field firing at Dunstable and Christmas came along and I must say we had a most enjoyable +mas we had our +mas Dinner in Luton Town Hall Great Lumps of Beef Mutton and Pork well I happened to be told off as corner on our company Table well after a while I did not no whether I was carving meat or glasses of Beer and Whiskey as I had never less than a dozen glasses Round me anyway it was a most Enjoyable time you would wish to have but we

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Guard Rooms which was in the Gas Works and about 1000 kids following behind I suppose they thought they were taking me to be shot anyway I had my Dinner in Here which was very Good and about 3 o'clock half an hour before I was to go in front of the CO for sentence the Sergeant Mayor came and see me to no why I was in there as I was a very Popular man in the Regt and I told Him when he heard what I said he said he could not do anything for me Prepare for a Month or 2 Detention in the Workhouse well I went in Front of the CO and explained the case and the Officer was wrong he ought to have let me have my Dinner first so I got off with 4 Days CB which meant Stop in your Billit all Day and an Hours Pack Drill at Night so to dodge the Pack Drill I went and had my Boots mended so I had 4 Days Holliday Instant it was I Proper scream at the time Soon after this we started our field firing at Dunstable and Christmas came along and I must say we had a most enjoyable +mas we had our +mas Dinner in Luton Town Hall Great Lumps of Beef Mutton and Pork well I happened to be told off as corner on our company Table well after a while I did not no whether I was carving meat or glasses of Beer and Whiskey as I had never less than a dozen glasses Round me anyway it was a most Enjoyable time you would wish to have but we


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  • January 23, 2018 18:33:26 Victoria Frâncu

    Guard Rooms which was in the Gas Works and about 1000 kids following behind I suppose they thought they were taking me to be shot anyway I had my Dinner in Here which was very Good and about 3 o'clock half an hour before I was to go in front of the CO for sentence the Sergeant Mayor came and see me to no why I was in there as I was a very Popular man in the Regt and I told Him when he heard what I said he said he could not do anything for me Prepare for a Month or 2 Detention in the Workhouse well I went in Front of the CO and explained the case and the Officer was wrong he ought to have let me have my Dinner first so I got off with 4 Days CB which meant Stop in your Billit all Day and an Hours Pack Drill at Night so to dodge the Pack Drill I went and had my Boots mended so I had 4 Days Holliday Instant it was I Proper scream at the time Soon after this we started our field firing at Dunstable and Christmas came along and I must say we had a most enjoyable +mas we had our +mas Dinner in Luton Town Hall Great Lumps of Beef Mutton and Pork well I happened to be told off as corner on our company Table well after a while I did not no whether I was carving meat or glasses of Beer and Whiskey as I had never less than a dozen glasses Round me anyway it was a most Enjoyable time you would wish to have but we


  • January 23, 2018 18:32:16 Victoria Frâncu

    Guard Rooms which was in the Gas Works and about 1000 kids following behind I suppose they thought they were taking me to be shot anyway I had my Dinner in Here which was very Good and about 3 o'clock half an hour before I was to go in front of the CO for sentence the Sergeant Mayor came and see me to no why I was in there as I was a very Popular man in the Regt and I told Him when he heard what I said he said he could not do anything for me Prepare for a Month or 2 Detention in the Workhouse well I went in Front of the CO and explained the case and the Officer was wrong he ought to have let me have my Dinner first so I got off with 4 Days CB which meant Stop in your Billit all Day and an Hours Pack Drill at Night so to dodge the Pack Drill I went and had my Boots mended so I had 4 Days Holliday Instant it was I Proper scream at the time Soon after this we started our field firing at Dunstable and Christmas came along and I must say we had a most enjoyable +mas we had our +mas Dinner in Luton Town Hall Great Lumps of Beef Mutton and Pork well I happened to be told off as corner on our company Table well after a while I did not no whether I was carving meat or glasses of Beer and Whiskey as I had never less than a dozen glasses


  • January 23, 2018 18:32:10 Victoria Frâncu

    Guard Rooms which was in the Gas Works and about 1000 kids following behind I suppose they thought they were taking me to be shot anyway I had my Dinner in Here which was very Good and about 3 o'clock half an hour before I was to go in front of the CO for sentence the Sergeant Mayor came and see me to no why I was in there as I was a very Popular man in the Regt and I told Him when he heard what I said he said he could not do anything for me Prepare for a Month or 2 Detention in the Workhouse well I went in Front of the CO and explained the case and the Officer was wrong he ought to have let me have my Dinner first so I got off with 4 Days CB which meant Stop in your Billit all Day and an Hours Pack Drill at Night so to dodge the Pack Drill I went and had my Boots mended so I had 4 Days Holliday Instant it was I Proper scream at the time Soon after this we started our field firing at Dunstable and Christmas came along and I must say we had a most enjoyable +mas we had our +mas Dinner in Luton Town Hall Great Lumps of Beef Mutton and Pork well I happened to be told off as corner on our companyTable well after a while I did not no whether I was carving meat or glasses of Beer and Whiskey as I had never less than a dozen glasses


  • January 23, 2018 18:27:25 Victoria Frâncu

    Guard Rooms which was in the Gas Works and about 1000 kids following behind I suppose they thought they were taking me to be shot anyway I had my Dinner in Here which was very Good and about 3 o'clock half an hour before I was to go in front of the CO for sentence the Sergeant Mayor came and see me to no why I was in there as I was a very Popular man in the Regt and I told Him when he heard what I said he said he could not do anything for me Prepare for a Month or 2 Detention in the Workhouse well I went in Front of the CO and explained the case and the Officer was wrong he ought to have let me have my Dinner first so I got off with 4 Days CB which meant Stop in your Billit all Day and an Hours Pack Drill at Night so to dodge the Pack Drill I went and had my Boots mended so I had 4 Days Holliday Instant it was I Proper scream at the time Soon after this we started our field firing at Dunstable and Christmas came along 


  • January 23, 2018 18:24:49 Victoria Frâncu

    Guard Rooms which was in the Gas Works and about 1000 kids following behind I suppose they thought they were taking me to be shot anyway I had my Dinner in Here which was very Good and about 3 o'clock half an hour before I was to go in front of the CO for sentence the Sergeant Mayor came and see me to no why I was in there as I was a very Popular man in the Regt and I told Him when he heard what I said he said he could not do anything for me Prepare for a Month or 2 Detention in the Workhouse well I went in Front of the CO and explained the case and the Officer was wrong he ought to have let me have my Dinner first so I got off with 4 Days CB which meant Stop in your Billit all Day and an Hours Pack Drill at Night so to dodge the Pack Drill I went and had my Boots mended


  • January 23, 2018 18:20:18 Victoria Frâncu

    Guard Rooms which was in the Gas Works and about 1000 kids following behind I suppose they thought they were taking me to be shot anyway I had my Dinner in Here which was very Good and about 3 o'clock half an hour before I was to go in front of the CO for sentence the Sergeant Mayor came and see me to no why I was in there as I was a very Popular man in the Regt and I told Him when he heard what I said he said he could not do anything for me Prepare for a Month or 2 Detention in the Workhouse


  • January 23, 2018 18:16:34 Victoria Frâncu

    Guard Rooms which was in the Gas Works and about 1000 kids following behind I suppose they thought they were taking me to be shot anyway I had my Dinner in Here which was very Good and about 3 o'clock


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    Mons, Belgium

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Peter John Kitteringham
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January 23, 2018 – January 23, 2018
  • English

  • Western Front

  • Remembrance



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