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55819: Memoir of George Holloway describing army training

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We now got down to some real training most of this we did in the local park. It was not long before the instructors made soldiers of us, the physical drill instructor used to put us in a line, then get a few yards away and say, when I clap my hands I wan

This is a further transcription of the diaries of my Grandfather Pte George Holloway about his training for the Machine Gun Corps.


Editor's Comment:
Pte. 133253 George Holloway, 19th Machine Gun Bn., Machine Gun Corps (attached 19th (Western) Division).

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Identifier

5909.txt| GWA_4214_Training.txt|

Creator

Holloway, George

Date

1918

Date Created

01/01/1918

Temporal Coverage

31/12/1918

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Unknown

Medium

Text: Transcription

Type

Memoir

Contributor

Richard Marshall | G Grocott | George Holloway

Rights

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor

Publisher

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford

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