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Frank Swannell Diaries: Part I

Diaries of Frank Cyril Swannell Learn more.

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BC Archives MS-0392 - Box 1, Volume 4-5

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Willows Camp - 88th Fusiliers

1915 31 Days 7 THURSDAY [7-358] [7 to 10] Jan

88th Highlanders defend Little Mt Tolmie against 30th Battalion - 10 rounds blank per man - Get back 2 pm in afternoon Hit inspection

8 FRIDAY [8-357] (9h 13m P.M. (Greenwich)

Cambridge Lent Term begins

Recruit drill in morning & parade for kit in afternoon Attend Patriotic Entertainment in Saanich in which Minnie Takes part

Pay Premium Phoenix - for $700 $11

9 SATURDAY [9-356] Fire Insurances expire

At home all morning working on accounts - send Taxes for 1915 Alberni & Quatsino Lands - Sent Encyclo Britann. 6 checks $20 ea & 1 (Jly 8th) $27.00 - postdated

10 SUN - 1 aft Epiph [10-355]

All Troops parade to CP.R. wharf - 124 men of the 30th & 70 Ambulance Corps leave for the East. Work 5hrs on observations - 3dys.5hrs

BC Archives, MS-0392 Box 1 Volume 4 FRANK SWANNELL PAPERS Diary and enclosures, 1915.

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