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John Moyle War Diary

War diary of John Moyle and enclosures. Learn more.

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BC Archives MS-2365

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thunderstorm & vivid lightening.

May 14th Showing Wilcocks around. Nothing to do. Saw Capt Thomas for Lieu Wilcocks. Also interviewed Capt Nelson D.C.L.I. who was very nice & referred me to the Adj of No 40 Group, who moved here today. Still trying to sleep on floor. Thunder showers & rain. Got letter from Percy, wrote M & Jessie. In evening wished my men Goodbye. They gave me three hearty cheers. Very good of them.

May 15th. Walked to WAGONLIEU to enquire after the Graves Registration Unit. No one there. Afterwards I saw the Comp Commandant & he tells me where GRU place is. Capt Brook arrived. I cycled over to WANQUETIN. Had tea with Capt Slade & Dowery. Interviewed the Adj of the 40th Group, my old Coy are in Group 38 & the Colonel is G. 44. Cpl Mulen leaves for G. 44. Brook stayed over night.

May 26th Very cold. Bombardment still raging. Saw eight gigantic explosions. probably Ammunition Dumps at WANQUETIN. A most awful yet beautiful scene. Was with Lieu Wilcocks

BC Archives, MS-2365 Box 2 File 2 / MOYLE, Theresa Susan Yoder, 1905 - . Victoria. / John Moyle, diary and enclosures, 1914 - 1928.

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