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France’s War Losses

Endnotes From 1918 Journal 1,071,300 dead 314,000 missing 446,300 prisoners [left page is included in Christmas day post] Advertisements

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Parcels from 1/12/18 to 30/12/18

Endnotes From 1918 Journal Parcels from 1/12/18 to 30/12/18 Dec 8 Presbyterian Church Picton 13 Mother 12/11/18 16 Cynthia 19 Rebekahs Picton 23 Mother 24/11/18 27 Mr & Mrs Powers 29 Tommy & Olive [right-hand page is continuation of Important … Continue reading

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Addresses

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Important Deeds Done

Endnotes From 1918 Journal Aug 4th 1914 Britain declared war on Germany Aug 23rd Battle of Mons Oct 11 Battle of Ypres April 25, 1915 Allies land in Gallipoli May 2nd Russian front broken May 7 Lusitania torpedoed May 23rd … Continue reading

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December 31, 1918

Rösrath Tuesday Got up at seven o’clock. Packed up and moved to Heumar. In schoolhouse. Went back to railhead and got back about 1.30. Straightened up in afternoon. Took off a load of coal at cookhouse before supper. Went out … Continue reading

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December 30, 1918

Rösrath Monday Went to railhead about 8 o’clock. Got back about noon. Wrote letters in afternoon. Raining again today. Moving to Heumar tomorrow. No mail for me today.

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December 29, 1918

Rösrath Sunday Went to railhead about 1.30. Got back at 3.30. Raining again today. Sgt Tracey came back from leave. Wrote letters at night. More went on leave today. Got parcel from Tommy & Olive.

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December 28, 1918

Rösrath Saturday Went to railhead at 8 o’clock. Unloaded a load of coal. Train came in at 10 o’clock. Unloaded two Brigades and then came home to dinner then went back and finished. Got back about three o’clock. Read in … Continue reading

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December 27, 1918

Rösrath Friday Got up about 7 o’clock. Had breakfast and then went to railhead. Unloaded yesterday’s train and got back about 12 o’clock. Went down again about 2 o’clock. Got back about 4.30. Got parcel of cigars from Mr. & … Continue reading

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