1917 WW1 Diary of Gunner Lawrence Enderson Grimshaw (A/Cpl) 112573 Royal Garrison Artillery

“Ranting” about 15th March 1917

Ranting about again raining very hard No mail.

Heavy rain 14th March 1917

Raining very hard got dinner about 3pm parcel and letter from home and F.P.C from Dick No/14 Parcel

Writing letters 13th March 1917

Wrote letters to Home and A and E. No mail

Off duty 12th March 1917

Off duty today letters from home and A and E

One of the nicest days I’ve seen 11th March 1917

Lovely morning in fact one of the nicest days I have seen, birds singing just like home only for the guns going off! About 5:30 old Fritzy started two on the line and one only 7 or 8 yards off me. No mail

Off duty Saturday 10th March 1917

Off duty Saturday just fancy tonight nothing to do only sit by the fire and smoke. No mail

On the guns 9th March 1917

On the guns today fired 3 rounds. Very cold. No mail.

Knocking about as usual 8th March 1917

Not much doing but knocking about as usual. No mail

Snowing 7th March 1917

Letters from Sally and Lizzie and Fernhurst Hotel. Snowing. Wrote back to Fernhurst. No mail.

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