The Great War diary of Jack Halstead
* Still digging. Made a rough bivi in bank, 300 yards in front of gun position. To the right was a German cemetary. On the hill in the rear was Vaux Vaucourt. To the left was the sugar refinery and water point. In bottom of the valley was the light rail
* Still digging. Made a rough "bivi" in bank, 300 yards in front of gun position. To the right was a German cemetary. On the hill in the rear was Vaux Vaucourt. To the left was the sugar refinery and water point. In bottom of the valley was the light railway.
- March 12, 1918.
* Sandbagging walls of pit. Made dugout for signallers. Expecting attack. On guard alone all night.
- March 13, 1918.
* Digging pit lower. The countryside fresh looking and hardly a shell hole was visible.
- March 14, 1918.
- 1 Royston Scouts raise money to attend jamboree in Korea
- 2 Garden centre to host royal treat for Queen's Platinum Jubilee
- 3 Family-run bridalwear shop closes down after 23 years
- 4 Neighbours set to host Jubilee street party in aid of hospice - and you can too!
- 5 Royston and Heydon Grange lady golfers enjoy tough competitions
- 6 Dallas legend Patrick Duffy set for mystery thriller coming to Cambridge stage
- 7 How the proposed energy price cap changes could affect your bills
- 8 Tomorrow's lunar eclipse: How and when to see it
- 9 Visit Great Yarmouth for a family staycation
- 10 Where can you see classic steam train Duchess of Sutherland this Friday?
* Started making dugout for sub behind gun. Brigadier General came up and he advised digging a trench from dumps to guns.
- March 15, 1918