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1 December 1917

Had lunch at left in car for Bty. Arrived at Beaumetz at 8a.m. & joined 121.

LT TW Mathias had been a pupil at St Paul’s School in London. 271 more words

24-31 December 1917

24: Night duty at B.C. post. All quiet.

25: Dined off turkey

31: Celebrated New Year’s Eve.

12 January 1918

On duty at B.C. post 2 a.m. 2 hours gas & HE bombardment
9 am Received message from Group to clear out as enemy plane had sent down coordinates of the position. 143 more words

26-27 February 1918

26: Handed over to 135 and guns pulled out and proceeded to Wagon Lines. Rode Jacky and had mad gallop to Bertincourt with Clegg. Incident of horses at Bertincourt. 41 more words

4-8 April 1918

4: Night duty at BBL

See copy of OP Report BBL for the night of 4/5th April taken from Lt TW Mathias’s Army Field Message Book: 365 more words

26 November 1917

100 years ago, 2nd Lieutenant Thomas William Mathias of Putney, wrote in pencil in his pocket book which he used as a diary:

‘Left England and landed at Boulogne. 19 more words