[27 March 1916]
He was not at all a warlike person to look at or talk to in fact a delicate quiet fellow which made his case more interesting. He also used the terms “right side” and “wrong side” totally in a non-moral sense and only meaning “winning” or “losing side”. This I discovered by suggesting to him that he was probably on the right-side this time when he replied. It is a little hard to tell as yet but I think we should be able to overcome them in the end.
In this Wipers battle he was in, one of the despatch riders came to a tree fallen across the road