This will be the last daily post until Thursday 17th June.
From the 16th May until the 16th June 1915,
the diary is not written in at all.
As there continues to be frequent gaps in the diary,
the remainder of the year will soon be posted in full,
along with all the information we have found out
about the author of this diary.
if you want to continue to follow along daily,
the diary posts will continue from the
17th June & will be posted on the relevant days
for the remainder of 2023
Stay tuned for the full diary to be posted…
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Yesterday was the most peculiar day of
the war. No firing at all. what’s up.
The white flag goes up on both sides for
to enable Red cross to bring in the wounded
One can pop his head over the trenches
safely for first time. The strang-
est sight of all is to see all the
Turks lined up on top of their
trenches walking about as though
no war was on at all. Also our own
some talking with Turks in groups
& smoking together. Turks walk
ing about on top of ridge which
commands view of the whole of
our valley seemed almost uncanny
after our artillery have been
shelling for weeks.