Terrell, Frederick Leopold – November 1918
1 November Friday
total £20.13.9 in wages since arrival back at work
4 November Monday 1918
Adelaide 7.10 AM
NTH. “ 7.16 “
Ovingham 7.19 “
Islington 7.23 AM.
5.14 from Islington. ade. 5.29
Started at Islington this morning & had a successful day best I have had since arriving back.
8 November Friday
Mother received news of Erics death today and it came as a severe shock as we had no idea he was ill.
9 November Saturday
A very hot day. knocked off work at 11.30 AM caught the 1.24 PM train for Blackwood had the good fortune to get a ride home but the worst was to come as Uncle kept inquiring about Eric & I could not see so he told me Eric was dead
10 November Sunday
Home all upside down with grief & did not know what to do with myself as I feel in my heart I left him alone & let him down & would rather it had been me than he who had been called away
11 November Monday
received news at 8.20 P.M that the armistice had been signed great celebrations in front of Parliament house at 9.50 P.M
12 November Tuesday
Had day off today after being in Works until 10 AM manager gave speeches and effigies of the Kiaser were burned
14 November Thursday
Had day off today as celebration day. for signing of armistice between Germany & Allies
17 November Sunday
caught train at Blackwood at 9 PM for Adelaide after spending good week end have left my loving girl behind to look after herself