Monthly Archives: November 1915

30th November 1915

At Queensferry. Received a letter from you today. Dreamt about you last night. In my dream I was looking over the wall talking to a little girl of about Vinnie’s size who was stood alongside your Mother. Next I found … Continue reading

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29th November 1915

At Queensferry. Wrote to Marion this evening and when I took the letter down to the Fleet Surgeon for censoring he said “your letters are alright [surname], I don’t trouble aboutyour putting anything in them that shouldn’t be”. I replied … Continue reading

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28th November 1915

Sunday. The Admiral of our Squadron (Rear-Admiral Browning) came on board this morning to inspect the ship. He has been expected off and on since our arrival here from South. He spent about two hours on board and seemed satisfied. … Continue reading

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27th November 1915

At Queensferry. Wrote to you today. This evening a concert was arranged by the Chaplain. We all looked forward to this and hoped it was the forerunner of others to help out the monotony of ship life in these days. … Continue reading

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26th November 1915

At Queensferry. Received a letter from you today. The chief items are (1) The difficulty you’re experiencing in getting your left hand to keep time whilst the right one is doing its bit. This is a common obstacle to beginners, … Continue reading

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25th November 1915

(My 25th birthday). At Queensferry. My last three natal days have been spent away from home. 25th Nov. 1913 saw me at Gib; same date 1914 at the same place as the present one. Where will 25th Nov. 1916 find … Continue reading

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24th November 1915

At Queensferry. I have answered your long letter today, and for once in a while I was able to fill up the allotted space without difficulty thanks to the many items you gave me to write about. I have not … Continue reading

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23rd November 1915

At Queensferry. It has been our turn for the hospital boat since Sunday and as the two attendants have taken a turn each I offered to have a turn today. It is not a very pleasant task I can assure … Continue reading

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22nd November 1915

At Queensferry. Had an early case this morning to deal with. At 7-15 a.m. during coal ship an able seaman who was tending the wire as it wound around the drum of the motor hoist, got his leg caught in … Continue reading

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21st November 1915

Sunday. At Queensferry. Today has been more like the Sabbath as I like it. Captain went around this morning and as it was his first inspection since we left Plymouth he took his time and had a thorough look at … Continue reading

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