Monthly Archives: July 1915

29th July 1915

At Hebburn. The two fellows who have been on their leave returned this morning. One of them, Pomroy, who lives in Alexandra Rd has brought his wife here to stay, so he is not undergoing the dread “after effects”. I … Continue reading

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28th July 1915

At Hebburn. My officer-patient is quite well again and has gone to duty this morning. I have not known, positively, until today what the leave is going to be. I hope now to get home a little earlier than I … Continue reading

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27th July 1915

At Hebburn. Very dull and rainy old morning. As a result of working overtime last night, I overslept myself this morning and it was nearly 7-30 a.m. when I got out. Visited the sick officer at 8-15 a.m. and found … Continue reading

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26th July 1915

At Hebburn. Our S. B. S. had bad news this morning – a “wire” informing him of the death of his Father. He had a telegram last week to say he was seriously ill and the Steward was granted 48 … Continue reading

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25th July 1915

At Hebburn. Captain went around this morning but as there are no cases of sickness he didn’t worry about the Sick Bay altho’ it was quite up-to-date if he had made an inspection. This afternoon we have been disturbed continuously … Continue reading

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24th July 1915

At Hebburn. Busy cleaning up the Sick Bay this morning in case the Captain has an inspection tomorrow. This afternoon I wrote letters to Cousin Nina telling of the glorious time I had during the 10 days, the happy time … Continue reading

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23rd July 1915

At Hebburn. Received an early surprise this morning, for before I was out of bed, in came the S. B. A. who has been on leave and which I thought he would know had been extended until the 29th. He, … Continue reading

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22nd July 1915

At Hebburn. Sent two cases to Hospital this forenoon – one tonsillitis and one “flu”. I hope we shall not take away an epidemic of the latter malady with us like we did in January. Some cases are knocking about … Continue reading

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21st July 1915

At Hebburn. Our ship is quite a curio it seems both inside and out, for visitors are plentiful. Our surgeon brought in two ladies this afternoon to see the “Hospital”. Our boatswain and his wife brought in about eight young … Continue reading

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20th July 1915

At Hebburn. Received letters from your Ma, both written on Sunday and catching the same mail, also arriving together. Mother had a good word for you again. She prays that it will not be long ere I can come home … Continue reading

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