Tuesday, 12 January 2016

Wednesday, January 12, 1916

Usual morning work. Played funeral of young bugular [sic - bugler], who died of pneumonia. [Roleigh John Shaffner, 223363, Paradise, Annapolis Valley, DOB January 30, 1900.] Buried at Fort Massey churchyard. March back through Barrington St. Curling at Mayflowers rink in evening until 9 o’clock. Then went downtown. Bowling—45⍧. Fine and cold. Chud [sic] McDonald [probably Charles Angus McDonald, 223123, Westville, NS] joined band today.

Pte. Charles Angus "Chud" McDonald, 223123.

Pte. Shaffner's "circumstances of casualty" card.

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