After the Armistice

November 22, 1918

Excerpts from the diary of Green Howards soldier, Stanley Harrison, spanning Armistice day 1918 to the first peacetime Christmas for four years.

Nov. 22nd. Reveille 5 a.m. Much quieter on new boat. Still same view – the open sea. Travelling about 18 knots. Fine weather. Queues all round ship for canteen. Emergency alarm at 2 o’clock. Canteen queue had to disperse. Little doing all day except gossiping and tramping the decks.

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