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.

 


(England)

Oct. 25th Thursday

On Kitchen.  Up at 4 A.M.  Still lots of mud.  Broke camp after breakfast + to station + boarded.  Arrived in Southampton about 11 A.M. 3 mile walk to camp.  Fine country.  Mud.  Lots of Americans downtown tonight + had a good feed.

 


(France)

Monday Feb. 25th

Off guard at 5 P.M.

 


Previous posts: IntroductionPart 1Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8, Part 9, Part 10, Part 11, Part 12, Part 13, Part 14, Part 15, Part 16

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