Transcription Page

John Moyle War Diary

War diary of John Moyle and enclosures. Learn more.

*All transcriptions are provided by volunteers, and the accuracy of the transcriptions is not guaranteed. Please be sure to verify the information by viewing the image record, or visiting the BC Archives in person. 

BC Archives MS-2365

Current Page Transcription [edit] [history]

& Vimy Ridge, a most awful sight. Buried bones, sculls, bombs, etc both of English and [illegible]& Germans.

July 1st Sun. Walked to ANZIN & ST AUGIN to visit men. Saw Col Houne. Heavy bombardment on. 2nd Lieut Austin came over. Lively mess meeting between Towye - Farr - Austin & myself. Sore throat.

July 2nd Still bombarding. Very busy.

July 3rd Inspected Company No 1-2-4 platoons checking clothing, equipment, etc.

July 4 Very heavy fighting, etc.

July 5th Drew 2775 francs from J.C. at ECOIURES - paid nos 1-2-4 platoons. Confidential report received. 11 men down with ptomaine poisoning send in report. About ie to A/C 21st [illegible]

July 6th Very busy in Orderly room. Five prisoners. Major Touste called. Paid No3 platoon at

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

Current Page Discussion [edit] [history]

Image 77 of 126