War Diary of AA Laporte Payne 21 November 1917

War Diary of AA Laporte Payne

 

EXTRACTED FROM.

 

Brigade Diary, Personal Diary, Operation Orders, Note Books, Memoranda

Correspondence

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21st November 1917

 

Region Esercito Italiano

 

COMANDO MILITARE ITALIANO

Modane.

 

Foglio di viaggio per servizio.

Il Cpitano dell’Esercito Inglese A.A.L. Payne, con 4 Ufficiali e 121 soldati deve viaggiare il giorno 21-11-17, da Modane a Piacenza.

 

Modane, li 21-11-17

 

Il Capitano

Comandante Militare di Stazione

 

(Ufficio Carabinieri Reali Modane.)

 

ROUTE TO ITALY.

 

Train No. 232.

Marche A.N. 24.

 

LOON-PLAGE                      Entrained.  Night 18/19th November 1917 via Calais.

HAZEBROUCK

AMIENS

LONGEAU                            Halte Repas

CHATEAU THIERRY

EPERNAY

CHALONS-SUR-MARNE   at 7.30, p.m.

VITRY-LE-FRANCOIS        (Along the valley of the Marne.)

CHAUMONT

GRAY

BOURG.

AMBERIEU.

CHAMBERY.

SAINT PIERRE d’ALBIGNY          (Ascend the valley of the Isere.)

MODANE      Mont Cenis Tunnel  (Eight miles long nearly.)

South end of tunnel, Bardonnecchia, the first Italian Station.

Best views on the left.

 

ROUTE in ITALY.

 

Down the valley of the Dora Riparia

Chiomonte. Through the wild and narrow Le Gorgie.

Susa on left the town of Susa with Roman Arch.

BUSSOLENO Junction for Susa.

Borgone. Pass over the Dora.

Condove.

  1. Ambrogio

TURIN

PIACENZA.

MANTOVA

ISOLA DELLA SCALA. Arrived on the evening of the 22nd November 1917.

 

F.S.P.C.                       21, 11, 17

do                          21,11,17, Post mark “Louhans a Dijon” 21,11,17

P.P.C.                          Torino. 21,11,17

P.P.C.                          Mantova  Dated Nov. 22, 1917.  Post mark, “Comando del Presidio di Mantova”

 

FIELD SERVICE POST CARDS.

Nov. 20, 1917. Postmark “LOUHANS A DIJON

Nov. 21, 1917.   DO “MODANE GARE”

 

P.C. from Turin.

P.C. from Mantova

 

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