This blog contains the diary entries of Henry Harris "Harry" Murray, who enlisted with the 85th Battalion (Nova Scotia Highlanders) on September 29, 1915. Harry kept a daily record of his activities as a member of its renowned band from January 1 to March 22, 1916, and subsequently served overseas for the war's duration.
Wednesday, 10 February 2016
Thursday, February 10, 1916
No squad drill. L. R. Purvis discharged today. Chas. Appleton [Charles William, 223120, wounded at Cambrai, France on September 28, 1918] home on sick leave. Charlie fainted this morning. Down town in eve, had lunch at Madus [? sic]. Cold. F. Freeman [Frank Thomas, 223361, Bridgewater, NS, wounded at Oppy, France on April 21, 1918, rejoined unit on May 2, 1918] went home today.