who were doing a good business if a somewhat perilous one; for shells came over frequently and aeroplanes dropped souvenirs near by occasionally. A Company returned alright. They only had three slightly wounded. Bob’s platoon were out on fatigue work and although they had a nasty night none were hit. Lucky 7 Platoon slept the sleep of the just.
Sunday Mar. 7th. Our 1st. time in the trenches. We left at 6.30, close on dusk the time when the people at home were going into Church, but it was the queerest Sunday night I had ever spent.
We marched out towards the centre of the horse-shoe shape of trenches round Ypres now plainly showed by the white star lights for ever going up between the trenches. Turning to the left of the Rue de Lille Road, sharply through the