Archives for April 2018
The Bosche have taken Kemmel Hill.
*Kemmel Hill, located in West Flanders, Belgium, was an important battle site in WWI. It was taken on 25 April 1918 by Germans from the French during the Battle of the Lys.
Doctor sends medical certificate to Head Quarters.
Stay @ Doctor Miller’s residence. “The Trees”. The Stafford doctor sends telegram on to O.C.C. Company re my inability to travel.
Charles leaves L’pool for Ripon Camp @ 5.30 pm & I at 5.20 pm for Stafford en route for Windsor Park. Harry & Gert see us off. I stay at Stafford as my eyes are troubling me. Report to Doctor Miller.
Harry, Charles, Gertie & self go for cycle ride thru Knowsley, West Derby, Knotty Ash, etc. Lovely day & thoroughly enjoyable.
Charles & I take a trip down town to see time tables re trains. Call on way back @ William’s, [Holling….] etc.
I finish genealogical chart.
At Harry’s & a great welcome. Charles is home. We have merry time.
Stayed all night at YMCA. Aunt Alice ill in bed with Hemorrage. Leave Derby for Bolton via Manchester at 3.30 pm. Reach Bolton at 7.30 pm. Stay the night.