Topic: Gm - Bk - 605 MGC
German 605th Machine Gun Company (MGC)
War Diary, 3 April to 7 April 1916
605th Machine Gun Company War Diary - 3 to 7 April 1916
At Cuprija (Serbia) we got coffee at 2.15 a.m. as our evening meal from a German supply depot. Departure at 2.45. At Aleksinac we had a stop from 11.30 to 1.45 where an issue of coffee took place. From 2.10 to 5.30 we had a stop at Greac. At 6 p.m. we arrived at Nisch where we got our evening meal from the German supply depot there. During the night we travelled from the L. of C. rail station to the main railway station.
From to-day at 8 a.m. we keep Bulgarian time. During the morning we were allowed to visit the town finder the escort of an acting S.M. We left at 4, Bulgarian time, and at the first stop we got coffee from our field kitchen and at the same time we got bacon- At 8.45 p.m. we reached Pirot.
At 9.05 we arrived at Sofia and as we stopped there till 1.30 p.m. we visited the town under escort. At 9.30 we got coffee and at 12.00 our midday meal from the German supply depot, and we also got Bulgarian cigarettes from the German Colony in Sofia. At 9.30 p.m. we arrived at Philipopel and got our evening meal from the German railway supply depot. During the night we travelled towards Adrianopel.
At 11.35 we got our dinner in Adrianopel and departed 1.30 p.m. Stopped at Kubile-Burgas from 2.30 p.m. to 6 p.m. At 7 p.m. we got our evening meal at Usunkenpu from the Turkish supply depot. At 10 p.m. we got coffee from our field kitchen.
At 9 a.m. we got breakfast at Tscherkasskoi. At 2 p.m. we had dinner at Kutschuk-Tschemedji from the field kitchen.
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