31 March 1917 – New posting comes through

31 March 1917 Saturday 10.45 AM Portsmouth Dear Father & Mother I am now on immediate draft and have to get on the move at noon. They came on me suddenly as I expected just after Breakfast this morning.  I passed the doctors immediately and they have just informed me I am off to Devonport… Continue reading 31 March 1917 – New posting comes through


28 March 1917 – No news

This is just to let you know that James did not seem to write any letters or diary for these few days. He next wrote on Friday 31 March, so that will be when his next post will reach you and from then on, he has something to say most days.  It would seem that… Continue reading 28 March 1917 – No news