Monthly Archives: January 2013

January 31, 1919

Huy Friday Went to railhead at 9.30. Got finished at noon. Went after dinner and put on a load of coal. Got finished at 2.30. Went up to New [?] Maison on Rue D’Italie. Got back about 7.30 then had supper. … Continue reading

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January 30, 1919

Huy Thursday Went to railhead at nine o’clock. Got finished at noon. Went up town for a walk in afternoon. Had supper at seven o’clock and got to bed about 11.30. Got one letter from Dublin today.

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January 29, 1919

Huy Wednesday Went to railhead at one o’clock. Got finished about 3.30 then put a load of coal on. Bright but quite cold today. No mail today. Wrote letters in morning. Had big supper at night. “Muscles” and Fritzs [mussels … Continue reading

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January 28, 1919

Huy Tuesday Went to railhead at 10 o’clock. Got through at noon. Warmer today. Got two letters today. Wrote letters in afternoon. Had hot wine before going to bed. Got a couple of souveniers today. Cigarette dish & tray.

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January 27, 1919

Huy Monday Went to railhead at 11 o’clock. Did two brigades and then had dinner then went back and finished. Got through at 3 o’clock. Went to the theatre in evening. The play was “La Fille Du Regiment“. Got home … Continue reading

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January 26, 1919

Huy Sunday Train didn’t arrive till 3.30 and then unloaded regular train and one extra days emergency rations. Got finished about 6.00. Intended going to the show but was too late. Some snow today and quite cold. No mail today. … Continue reading

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January 25, 1919

Huy Saturday Train didn’t come in till 3 o’clock. Got finished about seven. Double rations today again. No mail today. Bright & cold today.

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January 24, 1919

Huy Friday Went to railhead at 9 o’clock. Issued today’s rations and started on the extra days but only did three brigades so had to go back after dinner and finish. Got through at three o’clock. Came home, washed & … Continue reading

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January 23, 1919

Huy Thursday Went to station at 9 o’clock. Finished at noon. Went up to canteens [?] after dinner. Had supper at 8 o’clock. Went to bed about 10.30. No mail today. Bright most of the day with a little snow in … Continue reading

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January 22, 1919

Huy Wednesday Went to railhead at 8 o’clock. Got back at noon. Loaded a car of coal. Went up to Rue De L’Italie in afternoon. Had tea at 6 o’clock and cocoa before bed. Got to bed about 11 o’clock. … Continue reading

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