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10 September 1917

By September 10, 2017No Comments
  • Driver Guy Arkins of Millthorpe complains about the bitterness of English weather, where most of the year is as cold as Millthorpe’s coldest weather. Personal
  • Miss J Brooke of Summer Street receives a letter from a soldier friend who has been taken a prisoner of war in Germany. Prisoner of War

We’ve had very hard times since being captured – starvation, unclean and unsanitary arrangements, and no blankets at all… We have a terrible winter – the worst I have ever experienced. Snow, rain, mud, and very little shelter… Time drags miserably here…