Item 02: Walter V. Wright diary, 13 February 1916-18 August 1916 - Page 72

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Marched to Albert with full packs, arrived pretty weary, over 9 miles, had dinner got our battle order on and went into the trenches, or what were once trenches, had a pretty rough passaqe
just as we got in doing a little double over the open they plumped four nine two's over, the first blew the fourth man to me to pieces
I got dirt and stuff all over me and did

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