Category Archives: Halifax (Nova Scotia)

25th June 1917

At Halifax. The S. Y. Warrior left for Bermuda after dinner. I wrote to Ma this afternoon. For once Dame Rumour has proved correct re our movements. It has been rumoured ever since we came here that we should leave … Continue reading

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24th June 1917

At Halifax. No “Rounds”. Morning Service was held on the upper deck but the usual Sermon had to be left unspoken owing to rain falling. Rain has been coming down fast ever since and the day has been quite dull. … Continue reading

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23rd June 1917

At Halifax. A large liner filled with troops left one of the jetties amid cheers this afternoon. On the other side of the jetty lay the H. S. Monarch disembarking the invalids she had brought from England – what a … Continue reading

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22nd June 1917

At sea. Dense fog has been met with most of the night and right up to the time we got into Halifax, where we anchored at 1-15 p.m. The fog delayed us considerably. Quite an interesting sight was seen on … Continue reading

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9th November 1916

At Halifax. This morning we knew from various happenings that we should be leaving some time during the day. The mail was unexpectedly closed – which caught us napping – and a stock of fresh provisions taken in. Again, this … Continue reading

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8th November 1916

At Halifax. Provisioning ship has been in progress all day. Other gear has also been taken aboard – gear that we brought from England on our first trip for use at Bermuda, but which we left behind when we went … Continue reading

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7th November 1916

Arrived Halifax at 7 a.m. Had a good night. Weather here fine, but of course very cold. The Carnarvon and Laurentic (armed liner) are the only ships here besides our own ship. On arrival the gold was trasnferred to a … Continue reading

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27th September 1916

At Sea. Left Halifax at 7 a.m. with 5 transports – Lapland, Southland, Laconia, Corsican, Tuscania. I was awakened by the men cheering quite early and on getting out to see what was doing, I witnessed the departure from the … Continue reading

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26th September 1916

At Halifax. The two transports left the jetty during the night and were replaced by two more. These have been embarking troops during the day, one leaving the jetty midst great cheers at 5 p.m. Leave to Petty Officers given … Continue reading

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25th September 1916

At Halifax. This was a great day last year, for it was the day on which the Loos affair took place. We were here, and I remember the news being sent by special wireless from England, and how it was … Continue reading

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