at the Buffs Barracks. Did quite well and enjoyed the practice.
Thursday. Nov 18th. I put this day down as one of the hardest days in training. Only one other which I shall mention later approached it, for the amount of marching and fatigue that we went through.
At 9.15 we marched out with G. Company nearly 4 miles on the Dover road. We did some squad drill first and then made an attack. Advancing in open order over 2 miles of country and we made two long charges. Then we marched the 6 miles back getting home at 1 o’clock. We had to parade at 1.30 for Sandwich. It was snowing hard when we reached this quaint Cinque Fort and on leaving the station we passed all our boys including Ben and Bob, who were returning and they cheerfully reported the place to be a rotten hole. The march from the station to the
This day down was one of the hardest days in training –