Monthly Archives: November 2010

November 30, 1916

Thursday Drilled down to the landing.Travelled all day and arrived at Thorncliffe at 10 oclock. Were put in tents all [***]

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November 29, 1916

Wednesday Sighted the coast of Ireland. Two destroyers going ahead of us. Anchored in the Mersey River.

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November 28, 1916

Tuesday Boat drill, keeping our life belts on all the time.

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November 27, 1916

Monday Boat drill, bright, sea calm everything quiet

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November 26, 1916

Sunday Nothing much to tell. Church service and everything quiet.

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November 25, 1916

Saturday Got up late this morning out well on the ocean. Much quieter than it was last night. Slept most of the afternoon. Had boat drill. Had supper.

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November 24, 1916

Friday Morning still in port very [***] Left port at 4 oclock pm did not have any supper. Had a good nights sleep. Boat rolled all night. Out on deck most of the time.

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November 23, 1916

Thursday Woke up everything quiet [***] deck most of the morning. Wrote letters + telegram to fellows [***] Moved to different quarters not quite as good as the first

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November 22, 1916

Wednesday Going through NB [New Brunswick] at 7.30 no breakfast yet mostly rocks and swamp quite cold Arrived Halifax 5 oclock and got right aboard the Mauretania good rooms

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November 21, 1916

Tuesday Arrived Montreal 7am had breakfast at station left at 9.25 Passed Quebec bridge at 3pm More snow down this way

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