Hezekiah Scovil Porter WW I Diary Transcription continued
The following is the next installment of the transcription of Hezekiah Scovil Porter’s diary of his time in the army until his death at Chateau Thierry on July 22, 1918. Again there is one from the beginning of the book and one from 100 years ago today.
Original is in black, annotations in red, horizontal lines indicate page breaks.
(Canada, at sea)
Friday Oct 12th
Rough & rocking.Everybody sea sick. Stayed up on deck nearly all day & tried to sleep when not sick. Didn’t eat all day.
Tuesday Feb. 12thFine day. Drill this A.M. Moved into different barracks this P.M. Saw a Boch airplane bring down an observation balloon.