Witley, April 28, 1917

Saturday         This morning broke clear & warm & continued all day rec’ 1 letter from J [Janie] & 1 from [brother] Ted In the eve I went to town

39 Godalming crop
Town was Godalming, probably, where entertainment beyond whist drives was to be had. Archie Wills went there two days ago to “get a square meal,” since “Rations are getting very short now. Nothing but little bits of nothing.”(1)

In this photograph from Percy’s small album, Godalming doesn’t look very lively. The two soldiers in the centre of the picture are the only sign of life.  It can’t have been taken on Saturday night.

Copyright 2017. See “More about this project.”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s