Thursday 22nd April 1915

Barn. On guard. Wash, shave and do some washing. Beautiful sunrise. There have been lovely sunsets each evening while we have been in this billet. Off guard 8 pm.

The Second Battle of Ypres started on 22nd April, and continued until 25th May. It was the only major attack launched by the Germans in 1915 on the Western Front, and was also the occasion of the first use of chlorine gas on the Western Front.

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