Item 02: Charles Monaghan diary, 1917 - Page 104

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1917 Monday 16 April

Duties as usual. Roadmaking round Dressing Station. bricks from fallen walls
Finer, today
Active cannonade all along front. We miss the "Daily Mail" up here feel quite lost without it. Hear scraps of news from one source or another.
Get more letters from Mary 18th Feb. Margot. Wall & Jessie, Nurse Murell. A Comfort Depot & Y.M.C.A. open up in the village. Both most opportune as rations very scarce & often one wishes for something to chew between times. If one can get in early he is fortunate to get chocolate, biscuits & tinned fruit.

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