Report from the Front

PUBLISHED: 14:18 14 February 2008 | UPDATED: 15:40 11 May 2010

# Another rough night. F sub were doing duty and it was about midnight when Bombardier Allen came into the dugout and said that something strange was happening. We went outside. A strange light, then an explosion and then all was quiet. Half-an-hour later

# Another rough night. F sub were doing duty and it was about midnight when Bombardier Allen came into the dugout and said that something strange was happening. We went outside. A strange light, then an explosion and then all was quiet.

Half-an-hour later there was heavy shelling. Gas. We rushed out to warn the others, all putting on has helmets. It was rough. All the time our position was being heavily shelled. We returned to the dugout satisfied that all were warned.

- February 14, 1918.

# Weather was improving. Major Montague in charge. Nearly always drunk, but in spite of this fault he was a clever man, conducted the work well.

Brigadier General Starling thought a great deal more of him than our major.

- February 15, 1918.


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