Category Archives: Hebburn

17th August 1915

Off Hebburn. Now that the men know that the day of departure is near at hand those suffering from various ailments are beginning to roll up for treatment and we are having the usual busy time after such holidays. This … Continue reading

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16th August 1915

Off Hebburn. A miserable rainy morning and not at all fit to take a patient to Hospital but he had to go. The Doctor and myself conveyed our “bad case” to the Infirmary at South Shields this morning. He was … Continue reading

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15th August 1915

Off Hebburn. Went on watch from 1 a.m. until 4 a.m. The patient regained consciousness during the watch previous – about midnight. He was asleep when I went on watch and only awoke on two occasions during the time I … Continue reading

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14th August 1915

Off Hebburn. My first thoughts when I arose this morning was of a fellow who was very very unhappy that time last week. Thank goodness I have not got to go through another such week as this past one has … Continue reading

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13th August 1915

Off Hebburn. The “hands” started coaling ship at an early hour this morning and little sleep could be got after 5 a.m. 1100 tons of coal was taken in by 5 p.m. Leave was given from 6 p.m. until 11-30 … Continue reading

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12th August 1915

At Hebburn. Had to take a patient for operation down to the Ingham Infirmary, South Shields, this morning. It was a fine morning and so I enjoyed the trip, since I had been aboard since Sunday. Was on way back … Continue reading

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11th August 1915

At Hebburn. This is the day we ought to have gone out of dock. But owing to a delay in fixing on a part over the stem we shall not be finished in time to go out on the high … Continue reading

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10th August 1915

At Hebburn. This morning my thoughts went back to last Tuesday morning and the fun we had whilst doing the washing. I expect you thought of the same thing today, and I wonder if Judy remembered my words of last … Continue reading

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9th August 1915

At Hebburn. Today girlie you will recommence work and this morning I thought of you going along the old route. I wonder how you viewed the situation – were you glad to return to work since home had so many … Continue reading

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8th August 1915

Sunday. At Hebburn. My first thought when I rose this morning was of what occurred about the same time last Sunday. You will remember we all went up to the Hoe. I wondered if you went up this morning with … Continue reading

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