Archive for June, 2011

Wednesday 29th June 1916

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

[Leap Year adjustment]
Usual fatigues.
10/4007 Pte Tamati H. Retd from hospital

Tuesday 28th June 1916

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

[Leap Year adjustment]
Usual fatigues.
24/1722 Pte Macpherson A. Evacuated to Hospital

Monday 27th June 1916

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

[Leap Year adjustment]
Usual fatigues.
10/2835 Pte Allan A. Evacuated to Hospital
23/1652  “    Hall W.G.        “       “       “
10/4007  “    Tamati H.        “       “       “

Sunday 26th June 1916

Monday, June 27th, 2011

[Leap Year adjustment]
Enemy again shelled the town.         Usual fatigues.
10/1303 Sgt McNicol Evacuated to Hospital
10/1295  Sgt Major Morgan     “    “       “

Saturday 25th June 1916

Sunday, June 26th, 2011

[Leap Year adjustment]
Germans repeated their shelling round our billets killing 2 civilians & wounding 1 soldier & several civilians. Usual fatigues.

Friday 24th June 1916

Saturday, June 25th, 2011

[Leap Year adjustment]
2nd/Lt A J ?  Williams posted to the company from 1st. Cant. Regt.
               The Germans shelled round our billets – usual fatigues.

Thursday 23rd June 1916

Friday, June 24th, 2011

[Leap Year adjustment]
Usual fatigues supplied.

Wednesday 22nd June 1916

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

[LeapYear adjustment]
Remainder of the company have bathing parade. Usual fatigues.
               10/3170 Pte Armitage G. Evacuated to Hospital

Tuesday 21st June 1916

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

[Leap Year adjustment]
Half the company had bathing parade & we supplied the usual fatigues.
               We received 10 reinforcements.

Monday 20th June 1916

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

[Leap Year adjustment]
We were relieved by Otago 2nd Battn and went into Reserve in Billets in Armentieres.
[Covering letter with Diary pages] 
To O.C. 7th West Coast Regt
            N.Z. Military Forces
                           from
                                 O.C. 7th West Coast Coy
                                 2nd Battn. Wellington Regt
                                             N.Z.E.F.
 Sir,
Enclosed find copy of the diary of the West Coast Coy 2nd Wellingtons. I should suggest [...]