Witley, April 6, 1917

Friday         Yesterday I was up as I expected for breaking quarantine t’was laughable full account in No 1 [diary]
Good Fri what a contrast to that of last year

And so we don’t know what punishment was assigned when he was “up” before an officer for discipline. “Laughable” doesn’t sound too bad, and I can’t see from his pay records that he was docked any.

It being Good Friday, the camp had an afternoon half holiday. (1)

Janie oval
His thoughts are mostly back in Joliette, where he had leave last Easter. That visit marked a new seriousness in his relationship with Janie.


(1) War Diary of the Fifth Canadian Divisional Artillery.  3 (April 1917): 2. April 6, 1917. Library and Archives of Canada.

Copyright 2017. See “More about this project.”

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