Jun 18, 1918
Battle. Left Deneuvre at 8pm Hiked 24 kilo (15 miles). Passed through
Ramberville at Moyemont and finished at 2:30am. Passed Yaphank boys.
Jun 19, 1918
Finished hike at 2:30am. Haskell visited regiment at Moyemont. Plenty
of fun. Passed Rambervillers.
Jun 20, 1918
Rested at Moyemont.
Jun 21, 1918
Rain. Washed clothes. Wrote to Helen #12 (must be a mistake - he already
had a #12). Telephone at Moyemont. First day of summer.
Jun 22, 1918
Jun 23, 1918 (Sunday)
Left Moyemont at 8:30am. Slept in a bed given by a telephone lady. Hiked
to Chatel (Vosges) at 9:50. Put in box cars (40) and rode through Nancy
Toul and all big towns.
Jun 25, 1918
Arrived at 2am at Chalons. Hiked for 7 kilo (4.4 miles) and good and tired
at the end. Nineteen hour ride. Very tired.
Jun 26, 1918
Warm. Played ball.
Jun 27, 1918
Wrote to Helen #13, Mother (and others).
Jun 28, 1918
Warm. Started to write to Helen. Started hike from Beauvery at 9:30pm.
Hiked until 8:30am. Passed Chalons.
(No entries for two days)
Jul 1, 1918
Warm. Received letter from Grandpa. Terme Du Vadenay 40k from Reims. 20k
(12.5 miles) from Chalons.
Jul 2, 1918
Warm. Received letter from J. Corrigan, Mr Baker. Wrote to Helen #15,
Mother, Mr Baker, J Corrigan.
Jul 3, 1918
Warm. Wrote to John Mac, Grandpa. Packed for hike.
Jul 4, 1918
Holiday. Started hike at 3am for Ecole Normale de Fir. Hiked 8 kilo (5
miles). Very tired.
Jul 5, 1918
Received letters from Father, sister, A Davis. Hiked from Ecole to our
position on the front 3 kilo.
Jul 6, 1918
Jul 7, 1918 (Sunday)
Wrote to Helen #16, Father, Mr Burpliss. No church. Worked. Beat French
at soccer 6-3. Camp De Lyre.