Item 02: James William Dains diary, 25 June 1917-2 March 1918 - Page 16

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& pursuing the evasive & elusive vermin, without any compunction.
Today We returned to Buire on Friday 6th a march of 10 miles.
Yesterday, I had a bath a hot one & it was very acceptable.
Today Sunday, was wet, & church Parades were cancelled. A Special commemorative service was held at Poziers today to mark the anniversary of the push of last July.

Sunday, July 15
It is a week since l entered up my diary. On Monday last a very interesting demonstration was given of a German Hamanwerfer. It was on our parade ground. It was of the portable kind, & the tank filled with oil & petrol was carried in the back. Oxogen under

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