Item 05: Oliver L. S. Holt diary, 26 September-13 December 1917 - Page 51

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Wednesday 24th Oct 17
10A.M. We are still in the train.
Left Rouen at dusk yesterday, our train about a mile long, & were not so crowded as before, thus I slept warm & comfortably.
Since daybreak this morning we have passed St. Eloi, Aubigny, & St Michel, at the latter place noticing some baths for the troops with many girls washing clothes, & hundreds of socks & shirts hanging out to dry.
Evidently we are on the line to Arras & Lens, & not very far behind the front at that [indecipherable]. Germans

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