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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Continued French lessons with Perce
July 25. Tues. Note from Tottie with Kodak pictures of brother + Edie + one of Edith taken in Klotzsche.
July 24. Thurs. Today an 8 days punishment for the whole camp commences. About a fortnight ago a soldier thought a stone had been thrown at him outside the camp + the military authorities think that somebody in the camp might have thrown it. Race course + all games, including cards, chess etc. all shows + concerts closed for 8 days. The authorities aforesaid wanted to make it 16 days. Parcel from Mrs. Davies. Bread quite spoiled as usual.
Sat. July 29 Auction sale of pictures in studio
Monday, July 31 Card to Mrs. Davies
Sat. Aug 5. Posted family letter to Tottie. Card from Mrs. Davies
August 6. Sun. Posted card to Muriel.
Aug. 7. Monday. "Empire Day", celebrated with "Grand Assault at Arms",
BC Archives, MS-2570
Box 1 File 2 MIST, Henry Masterman Diary, Ruhleben, 06 Feb 1915 - 06 Mar 1918