16th November  Thursday
Still raining like the devil. Parades all off. Coy Cmder’s conference H.Q. all about nothing. Men miserably wet. So am I. Weary life! If this is war in a civilized century, give me the middle ages and battle axe. No winter quarters for the companies. Only for the blighters at H.Q. and the [?] What did I come out for?
Another favourable notice for my patrol in Bde Orders.