Category Archives: The Great War

May 10, 2013

Today would be Frank’s 121st birthday, a fitting date for the end of his journal and this blog. After he returned home to Picton, he married Cynthia in September 1920, worked as an auto mechanic, had three sons, and died … Continue reading

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1919 End Pages

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1919 Address Entries

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May 10, 1919

B.D. [Frank’s birthday] Saturday [No further entries]

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May 9, 1919

Home Friday Got into Belleville at 4.50. Took a bus down to the Crystal Hotel. Had breakfast there and got a taxi at 9 o’clock for home. Got home at 10.30.

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May 8, 1919

Montreal Thursday Got up at 7 o’clock (A.T.) [Atlantic Time]. Time put back 60 minutes at Mont-Joli at 7.25 am. Good trip through. Sent a telegram home from Levis. Got into Montreal at 9.15. Went to Khaki Club & had supper. … Continue reading

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May 7, 1919

Halifax, New Brunswick* Wednesday Clock put back 60 mintues this morning. Got into pier at 8 o’clock. Got off at 8.30. Finished discharge at 11 o’clock. Had dinner, got train for Montreal at 2.55 pm. All afternoon & night had … Continue reading

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May 6, 1919

S.S. Baltic Tuesday Got up for breakfast. Didn’t go on deck as it was very cold. After dinner had a good sleep in afternoon. After supper went on deck and went to concert party 15th Batt. in saloon. Lookout saw … Continue reading

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May 5, 1919

S.S. Baltic Monday Got up for breakfast. Slept till noon. After dinner had parade & inspection. Got pay books. Mileage 355 today. Very quiet during day. A little rough in evening. Clock put back 32 minutes tonight.

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May 4, 1919

S.S. Baltic Sunday Got up this moring and had breakfast. Stayed on deck till noon. After dinner had a little sleep. Raining today. From yesterday noon till today noon 365 miles. Clock put back 32 minutes at midnight. Very quiet … Continue reading

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