Diary of Edgar Clarence Worsfold, item 49

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caused so to get out it only meant stepping

over all the Bodys and I Eventually got 

out through a Long Trench and got up

on top when we were a good way from the 

German Line we kept Marching for about

on Hour about 15 of us there was And

we thought we were the only ones left of

our Regt of about 950 men when we first

went up here to go over the top anyway when

we got to the Generals Headquarters which

was a broken down Brewery in a Place

or Village called Quinchy we found another

30 of our Men and they  were very much

suprised to see us alive and the Generals

Servants came out and served us with

tea before we went for another March

back to another Village were we were 

to get refitted and have a roll call

to see how many was Missing and the

General came out and asked us what sort

of time we had had and sent out some

nice bread and butter and I did not

care whether I had any tea or food or not

I was Properly run down but I had never been

made such a fuss of in all my Experience in 

France fancy the General sending us food

out I was now in another World for a

while at Least but all I wanted was

Sleep and and we started back to  ..the.  Village

about 4 miles March where we arrived about

3 in the Morning and went in some barns

where we slept until 12 noon the

Following Day when we had our Breakfast

and a Roll Call which amounted to 50


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caused so to get out it only meant stepping

over all the Bodys and I Eventually got 

out through a Long Trench and got up

on top when we were a good way from the 

German Line we kept Marching for about

on Hour about 15 of us there was And

we thought we were the only ones left of

our Regt of about 950 men when we first

went up here to go over the top anyway when

we got to the Generals Headquarters which

was a broken down Brewery in a Place

or Village called Quinchy we found another

30 of our Men and they  were very much

suprised to see us alive and the Generals

Servants came out and served us with

tea before we went for another March

back to another Village were we were 

to get refitted and have a roll call

to see how many was Missing and the

General came out and asked us what sort

of time we had had and sent out some

nice bread and butter and I did not

care whether I had any tea or food or not

I was Properly run down but I had never been

made such a fuss of in all my Experience in 

France fancy the General sending us food

out I was now in another World for a

while at Least but all I wanted was

Sleep and and we started back to  ..the.  Village

about 4 miles March where we arrived about

3 in the Morning and went in some barns

where we slept until 12 noon the

Following Day when we had our Breakfast

and a Roll Call which amounted to 50



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  • February 6, 2018 18:34:29 Annick Rodriguez

    caused so to get out it only meant stepping

    over all the Bodys and I Eventually got 

    out through a Long Trench and got up

    on top when we were a good way from the 

    German Line we kept Marching for about

    on Hour about 15 of us there was And

    we thought we were the only ones left of

    our Regt of about 950 men when we first

    went up here to go over the top anyway when

    we got to the Generals Headquarters which

    was a broken down Brewery in a Place

    or Village called Quinchy we found another

    30 of our Men and they  were very much

    suprised to see us alive and the Generals

    Servants came out and served us with

    tea before we went for another March

    back to another Village were we were 

    to get refitted and have a roll call

    to see how many was Missing and the

    General came out and asked us what sort

    of time we had had and sent out some

    nice bread and butter and I did not

    care whether I had any tea or food or not

    I was Properly run down but I had never been

    made such a fuss of in all my Experience in 

    France fancy the General sending us food

    out I was now in another World for a

    while at Least but all I wanted was

    Sleep and and we started back to  ..the.  Village

    about 4 miles March where we arrived about

    3 in the Morning and went in some barns

    where we slept until 12 noon the

    Following Day when we had our Breakfast

    and a Roll Call which amounted to 50


  • February 5, 2018 23:02:25 Annick Rodriguez

    caused so to get out it only meant stepping

    over all the Bodys and I Eventually got 

    out through a Long Trench and got up

    on top when we were a good way from the 

    German Line we kept Marching for about

    on Hour about 15 of us there was And

    we thought we were the only ones left of

    our Regt of about 950 men when we first

    went up here to go over the top anyway when

    we got to the Generals Headquarters which

    was a broken down Brewery in a Place

    or Village called Quinchy we found another

    30 of our Men and they  were very much

    suprised to see us alive and the Generals

    Servants came out and served us with

    tea before we went for another March

    back to another Village were we were 

    to get refitted and have a roll call

    to see how many was Missing and the

    General came out and asked us what sort

    of time we had had and sent out some

    nice bread and butter and I did not

    care whether I had any tea or food or not

    I was Properly run down but I had never been

    made such a fuss of in all my Experience in 


  • February 5, 2018 23:02:02 Annick Rodriguez

    caused so to get out it only meant stepping

    over all the Bodys and I Eventually got 

    out through a Long Trench and got up

    on top when we were a good way from the 

    German Line we kept Marching for about

    on Hour about 15 of us there was And

    we thought we were the only ones left of

    our Regt of about 950 men when we first

    went up here to go over the top anyway when

    we got to the Generals Headquarters which

    was a broken down Brewery in a Place

    or Village called Quinchy we found another

    30 of our Men and they  were very much

    suprised to see us alive and the Generals

    Servants came out and served us with

    tea before we went for another March

    back to another Village were we were 

    to get refitted and have a roll call

    to see how many was Missing and the

    General came out and asked us what sort

    of time we had had and sent out some

    nice bread and butter and I did not

    care whether I had any tea or food or not

    I was Properly run down but I had never been


  • February 5, 2018 22:59:27 Annick Rodriguez

    caused so to get out it only meant stepping

    over all the Bodys and I Eventually got 

    out through a Long Trench and got up

    on top when we were a good way from the 

    German Line we kept Marching for about

    on Hour about 15 of us there was And

    we thought we were the only ones left of

    our Regt of about 950 men when we first

    went up here to go over the top anyway when

    we got to the Generals Headquarters which

    was a broken down Brewery in a Place

    or Village called Quinchy we found another


  • February 5, 2018 22:55:44 Annick Rodriguez

    caused so to get out it only meant stepping

    over all the Bodys and I Eventually got 

    out through a Long Trench and got up

    on top when we were a good


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