Item 02: Alec Donaldson diary, 6 August 1917-24 December 1918 - Page 35

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30th June
The whole week has been pouring rain & bitterly cold. Living in overcoats. Germans jumping because no one has written a word about the straffe
3rd July
Lieut. Fitzgerald R.F.C. climbed the front fence within 50 feet of the main gateway and escaped. It raining & blowing hard at the time and although there was a sentry within 50 [indecipherable]of him, he was no seen. His escape was not known to the Huns until afternoon appell. Thick fog settled in shortly after the escape & that would help him.
25th July. This Diary taken for

5th Nov. Diary returned
10th Nov
News of Kaiser's Abdication. All prisoners in the cells released.

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