Diary of Edgar Clarence Worsfold, item 28

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was Dark such as Leeks and Cabbage which

were all growing have now being the time of

they year a Part of this ground must have

been an allotment or Small Holiday as

there were a Variety of Vegetables and

we made good use of them making soup

and Stew as we were served  out with

Soup Powder and Bully and Biscuits still

never see a bit of bread while we were at

here 4 of our Fillow creeped out into

No Mans Land and started burying the

Dead also the cows as the Stench

was terrible which was coming from them

and the sun was beginning to Shine a

bit Powerful now Late in aprill a

it was Freezing cold at Night and we

found the Rum which was Suffice very

Warming Providing you never had Too

much and it was very handy here to get

water as well as there was a Pump in

one of the old Farm Houses where  we got the

Wood so taking things all round we had

every convenience Veg Wood and Water

and not much risk getting it and it

seemed to be all we done here was making

tea and Soup and sitting round the

Fire a long way to go along the line before 

you went to another Port where Everything

was so Handy as some Parts you would

have to  walk about 3 mile for your Water

and Vegetables would be an unheard of

Luxury we were sitting round the Fire

one day and we lost a Fire  ... 

we were sitting round Brazier cracking


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was Dark such as Leeks and Cabbage which

were all growing have now being the time of

they year a Part of this ground must have

been an allotment or Small Holiday as

there were a Variety of Vegetables and

we made good use of them making soup

and Stew as we were served  out with

Soup Powder and Bully and Biscuits still

never see a bit of bread while we were at

here 4 of our Fillow creeped out into

No Mans Land and started burying the

Dead also the cows as the Stench

was terrible which was coming from them

and the sun was beginning to Shine a

bit Powerful now Late in aprill a

it was Freezing cold at Night and we

found the Rum which was Suffice very

Warming Providing you never had Too

much and it was very handy here to get

water as well as there was a Pump in

one of the old Farm Houses where  we got the

Wood so taking things all round we had

every convenience Veg Wood and Water

and not much risk getting it and it

seemed to be all we done here was making

tea and Soup and sitting round the

Fire a long way to go along the line before 

you went to another Port where Everything

was so Handy as some Parts you would

have to  walk about 3 mile for your Water

and Vegetables would be an unheard of

Luxury we were sitting round the Fire

one day and we lost a Fire  ... 

we were sitting round Brazier cracking



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  • February 2, 2018 17:16:22 Annick Rodriguez

    was Dark such as Leeks and Cabbage which

    were all growing have now being the time of

    they year a Part of this ground must have

    been an allotment or Small Holiday as

    there were a Variety of Vegetables and

    we made good use of them making soup

    and Stew as we were served  out with

    Soup Powder and Bully and Biscuits still

    never see a bit of bread while we were at

    here 4 of our Fillow creeped out into

    No Mans Land and started burying the

    Dead also the cows as the Stench

    was terrible which was coming from them

    and the sun was beginning to Shine a

    bit Powerful now Late in aprill a

    it was Freezing cold at Night and we

    found the Rum which was Suffice very

    Warming Providing you never had Too

    much and it was very handy here to get

    water as well as there was a Pump in

    one of the old Farm Houses where  we got the

    Wood so taking things all round we had

    every convenience Veg Wood and Water

    and not much risk getting it and it

    seemed to be all we done here was making

    tea and Soup and sitting round the

    Fire a long way to go along the line before 

    you went to another Port where Everything

    was so Handy as some Parts you would

    have to  walk about 3 mile for your Water

    and Vegetables would be an unheard of

    Luxury we were sitting round the Fire

    one day and we lost a Fire  ... 

    we were sitting round Brazier cracking


  • February 2, 2018 17:14:06 Annick Rodriguez

    was Dark such as Leeks and Cabbage which

    were all growing have now being the time of

    they year a Part of this ground must have

    been an allotment or Small Holiday as

    there were a Variety of Vegetables and

    we made good use of them making soup

    and Stew as we were served  out with

    Soup Powder and Bully and Biscuits still

    never see a bit of bread while we were at

    here 4 of our Fillow creeped out into

    No Mans Land and started burying the

    Dead also the cows as the Stench

    was terrible which was coming from them

    and the sun was beginning to Shine a

    bit Powerful now Late in aprill a

    it was Freezing cold at Night and we

    found the Rum which was Suffice very

    Warming Providing you never had Too

    much and it was very handy here to get

    water as well as there was a Pump in

    one of the old Farm Houses where  we got the

    Wood so taking things all round we had

    every convenience Veg Wood and Water

    and not much risk getting it and it

    seemed to be all we done here was making



  • February 2, 2018 17:12:37 Annick Rodriguez

    was Dark such as Leeks and Cabbage which

    were all growing have now being the time of

    they year a Part of this ground must have

    been an allotment or Small Holiday as

    there were a Variety of Vegetables and

    we made good use of them making soup

    and Stew as we were served  out with

    Soup Powder and Bully and Biscuits still

    never see a bit of bread while we were at

    here 4 of our Fillow creeped out into

    No Mans Land and started burying the

    Dead also the cows as the Stench

    was terrible which was coming from them

    and the sun was beginning to Shine a

    bit Powerful now Late in aprill a

    it was Freezing cold at Night and we

    found the Rum which was Suffice very

    Warming Providing you never had Too

    much and it was very handy here to get

    water as well as there was a Bump in



  • February 2, 2018 17:11:38 Annick Rodriguez

    was Dark such as Leeks and Cabbage which

    were all growing have now being the time of

    they year a Part of this ground must have

    been an allotment or Small Holiday as

    there were a Variety of Vegetables and

    we made good use of them making soup

    and Stew as we were served  out with

    Soup Powder and Bully and Biscuits still

    never see a bit of bread while we were at

    here 4 of our Fillow creeped out into

    No Mans Land and started burying the

    Dead also the cows as the Stench

    was terrible which was coming from them

    and the sun was beginning to Shine a

    bit Powerful now Late in aprill a




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    Mons, Belgium

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