J. Ashley’s diary 1919 January 2nd-9th

January 2nd 1919, Thursday

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January 3rd 1919, Friday

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January 4th 1919, Saturday

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Cold windy and wet.  Play hockey in the afternoon on the village green – quite a good game, and a change to have some violent exercise.  Visit The Proctor’s after dinner.

January 5th 1919, Sunday

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January 6th 1919, Monday

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January 7th 1919, Tuesday

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January 8th 1919, Wednesday

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January 9th 1919, Thursday

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As usual wet and windy.  Course goes out in motor lorries for a scheme near Ham Street.  The most notable incident was the dive of a lorry (in which I, a couple of bicycles, and half a dozen other officers were) into a deep ditch – for no reason whatsoever.  Result no injuries – but a fearful mix up inside the lorry!

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