Journal Entry – Sunday May 6th 1917

On Thursday I went up to Exeter with Nicholas & dispatched him to school. A great responsibility gone, I stayed a couple of nights in Exeter, & met various old friends. On Friday I had tea at Delles with Tindall, Briggs, Alexandre, & Paramore. Came home on Sat.

The fighting on the Western front is intense Mildred Hillyard’s husband, Capt Bradford has been drowned. He was on his way home from Nigeria, & when near England the ship was torpedoed, he & some other passengers got into a boat which was upset, all were lost.

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