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.
Tuesday, 15 March 2016
Wednesday, March 15, 1916
Left Amherst at 2 o’clock for Parrasborgh [Parrsboro]. Arriving here at 4.30. Played few marches on the street. Meeting in church in eveing [sic]. Entertained at church here after meeting. Snowing again pretty heavy. Here we saw a horse make about five turns without upsetting sleigh.