Diary, November 3-9, 1918
Nov 3-Sun. Reveille. shaved. played for 2 churches. dinner. went to Ronzieres at 3nd Bn and played concert there from Ranzieres we went to Troyon & played concert. got supper with Truck Co. Saw young center. In evening played another concert & for church at a hall. At noon we recieved our new caps. They look fine the boys with new hats & Lyers & short overcoats. Turkey has opened the Dardenelles and quit. Hungary & Austria have put up white flag today. Itiat[ ] Have Capt. close to 50000 Austrians and freed their territory. Heard wonderful talk tonite.
Nov 4 Mon. Had rehearsal - issued one new Blanket. got iodine for toe. no mail.
Nov 5 Tue. Bulagria Entered Oct 1, 1915. Turkey entered Nov 5, 1914. Austria Began July 28-1914
Bulagria quit Sept 30, 1918. Turkey quit Oct 31-1918 Austria quit Nov. 4- 1918
In 5 week all of germanys allies have laid down arms. Berlin within 80 min. flight fr allies
Played for Col. this afternoon. got canteen stuff
Nov. 6. Wed. rehearsal in afternoon a new Trombone player today. issued paybook today. they begin with first of Nov. some mail came in but none for me. all fronts still advancing.
Nov. 7. Thur. Capt says I am band Cpl., rec. 2 stripes for our six months service. 1 for coat & 1 for overcoat. raining today. German com. ask to meet Fosch today. got hair cut. Had band drill. Played for show
Nov. 8. Fri. Had 2 rehearsals today. got a pair hob nails. germans refused our peace terms. Wrote to Maud today. rainy day. Rec letter from Maude, Oct 9 [ ]
Nov. 9. Sat. wrote to Madge today. we packed up and played the regiment thru town but did not leave ourselves. seen dr. about foot. I have it bandaged tonite, I sewed on service stripes for Haney, Sherrington, Schultz, Goding, Winters, Stevens, Haish, Levy, and myself. 1 fr. per pair. found a bulb today. got can of Jam for a dime. Amer have Sedan.