Monthly Archives: July 2011

July 31, 1917

Tuesday [Camblain-l’Abbe] Digging ditches around camp. After dinner got word to pack up. Rained all evening but we stayed at Camblain-l’Abbe all night. Advertisements

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July 30, 1917

Monday [Camblain-l’Abbe] Cleaning up around the camp. Got seven letters, wrote two at night. Dull most of the day & rain at night.

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July 29, 1917

Sunday [Camblain-l’Abbe] Cleaning up nearly all forenoon. Rained nearly all day. Cleaned up in afternoon & wrote letters. Had supper then went for a walk & heard band play.

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July 28, 1917

Saturday [Camblain-l’Abbe] Cleaning up around the lines today. Had bathing parade. Bright & warm. Went to pictures at night & back late from them. [?]

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July 27, 1917

Friday [Camblain-l’Abbe] Finished digging today. Very hot & dry. More air fighting. Got some papers. Big guns quiet today.

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July 26, 1917

Thursday [Camblain-l’Abbe] Digging all day. Very hot & dry. No mail. Went to show at night. Saw air fight. Big guns giong all night.

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July 25, 1917

Wednesday [Camblain-l’Abbe] Went digging again. Up to orderly room at 9 o’clock then back at job. Rained part of morning. Worked in afternoon. More rain. Wrote letters.

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July 24, 1917

Tuesday [Camblain-l’Abbe] We were sent by lorrie to Camblain-l’Abbe to CCSC. Got there at 11.30am. Went digging ditches in afternoon. Fine & warm. Nice place.

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July 23, 1917

Monday [Haucourt] Left Haucourt at 8.30 arrived at Villeselve [?] Bois at 12 noon. Had dinner but couldn’t find corps. Went to CCTSC for night. Saw E. Sedgewick.

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July 22, 1917

Sunday [Calonne-Ricouart/Haucourt] Left Calonne-Ricouart at 9am, got to Haucourt at 1.30. Stayed there for the night. Very hot during day but cold at night.

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