Wednesday 24th May 1916

Hebuterne. Go to Communion service held in cellar in the village, return to find we are going into front line at 12. We go. Take over Y 48 and 49. Swan and I act as trench commanders, which means about three hours sleep for each of us each day if we can get it. Old French trenches, too wide, no dug-outs.

Hebuterne - Mill

Hebuterne - after bombardment

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