Transcription Page

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.

*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-2570

Current Page Transcription [edit] [history]

brought in today from the "Stadt Vogtei" and 96 more in eve. from camp at Cellelager.

Mar. 15. Mon. Have severe cattarh of throat and eyes. Saw Dr. in a.m.

Mar. 16. Tues. To Dr. a.m. for eye drops. In p.m. over to the hospital with about 6 others for inhalation. Our barrack has not been heated for two days. Why? Very (underlined) cold.

Mar. 20. Sat. Parcel with 3 kinds of bread from T. also letters from Mother, Edie and T. In p.m. the General Oberst von Kessel & others inspected camp.

Mar. 22. Mon. From today each man gets 300 grammes of bread a day. This is a thick slice. A whole loaf weighs 1500 gr. We have been getting 500 grs. per man per day.

Mar. 24. Wed. Posted letters to Tottie & mother. Warm sunny day.

Mar. 25. Thurs. Had fever all last night & sore throat. Went to Dr. who says it is "[illegible]" (Tonsillitis).

MIST, Henry Masterman Diary, Ruhleben, 06 Feb 1915-06 Mar 1918.

Current Page Discussion [edit] [history]

Image 54 of 179