5th September 1915

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5th September 1915 More welcome post from home and the “Fusilier Whisper” from Dick in Khartoum; a quiet day – Mass & Communion and breakfast with the Padre; a walk North with Beresford, away from the all too familiar scenery … Continued

4th September 1915

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4th September 1915 A pleasant Company dinner breaks the monotony; hopes for more home leave but nothing is certain; Dollie checks with Arthur about going to a dance; the wind is blowing from the “home” direction, making Arthur wish even … Continued

3rd September 1915

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3rd   September 1915 Arthur is feeling the loss of 3 more men dying of wounds, killed by the unlucky ricochet of the German shell last Sunday; the wet weather isn’t helping his mood either; the Company have since moved … Continued