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Autograph book collected by M Wheatcroft, Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, during her service in France, 1917-1918

This book, which includes some photographs and drawings, includes verses and dedications written by soldiers on the Western Front, including 'Tommy's Fun' by W J Charles 15th Battalion The Welsh Regiment:

'6.30 am Reveille " Christians Awake"

6.45 am Rouse Parade "Art Thou Weary?"

7 am Breakfast "Meekly Wait and Murmur Not"

8.15 am Comfy Officer's Parade "When He Cometh"

9.45 Manovers "Fight the Good Fight"

11.15 am Swedish Drill "Here We Suffer Grief and Pain"

1 pm Dinner "Come he thankful people come"

2.15 pm Rifle Drill For Labour -?

3.15 pm Lecture by Officer's "Tell me the old, old story"

4.30 pm Dismiss "Praise God from whom all blessings flow"

5 pm Tea "What means this eager -? throne"

6 pm Free for the night "Oh Lord how happy we shall be"

10 pm Last -? "All are safely gathered in"

10.15 pm Lights out "Peace, perfect peace"

10.30 pm Inspection of guards "Sleep on beloved".'

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1998-01-114-1

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum, London

Location

National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=1998-01-114-1

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