Henry Masterman Mist Diaries and Prisoners Pie Magazine
Diaries of Heny Masterman Mist and a copy of Prisoners’ Pie, the Ruhleben Camp magazine. Learn more.
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card fr. T. Sent in a "grouch" this a.m.
Apr. 10. Sat. Card to Tottie.
Apr. 13. Tues. " fr. "
Apr. 14. Wed. Box fr. T.
Apr. 16. Fri. Debler's 22 birthday. He had a "tea party" in our loft. 4 guests of which I was one.
Apr. 17. Sat. Cards to and fr. Tottie and letter from Mother & Bob forwarded fr. T.
Apr. 18. Sun. The "fire bell" was rung this a.m. about 9 o'clock & all men "fell in." They were all asked by Baron von Taube that all who were "Sogenannter Deutschgesinnten" [so-called German-minded] to step out. About 400 in all responded. Afterwards barracks, 1, 14, 15 & the "Tea Haus" were cleared out and the "PGs" (Pro-Germans) put in them. The men from the barracks were distributed among the other barracks.
Apr. 20. Letter to T. to be forwarded to Mother. Sm. box from T. with bread, sugar and cheese.
Apr. 22. Card fr. T. Foot races p.m.
Apr. 28. Wed. Card fr. Muriel C.
Apr. 29. 4 new barracks behind grandstands commenced today. Also some behind bar. 4, 5 & 6.