Edward Walford Manifold was born on 28th April 1892 and grew up in the Western District of Victoria. Together with his older brother William Herbert (Bee), he travelled to England to join the Royal Field Artillery when World War I broke out. Day by day, this blog publishes his letters home and the entries he made in his diaries, from 1915 when he was first sent to France until 1918 when his service ends.
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Barrett and I take a flutter to the rear position in the afternoon. The CRA Corps was round the horses during stables and congratulated everyone on the horses' condition and the way they were groomed, which was very satisfactory.