[25 December 1916]
off feeling very gloomy and trying to think how hed cheer them up. He presently met them a draggled corporal & a miserable remnant. He tells me that they proceeded to cheer him up with their jokes until he was quite happy again.
Another good story, I dont know if it is in his book: A very large shell fell amongst a lot of shells in a 4.5 How. Bty. Exploded all the shells and sent the 4.5 flying