Item 07: Hector Brewer diary, 17 November-12 December 1918 - Page 76

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In our house a fine old couple are living alone. They were very good to us and helped us in the way of obtaining a few chairs and a table to eat on as well as fossicking around for a fire-wood for us. What changes this old couple have seen! What troubles have they not had!
They had little enough to give us and we did not ask for anything but we had arrived there hungry tired and wet and cold (as it had rained heavily during the greater part of the march) and these people did what they could for us and we appreciated it. The room boasted a very fine stove which possessed in addition to the ordinary conveniences, a cinder

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