Item 05: Hector Brewer diary, 7 March-5 August 1918 - Page 64

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more beautiful to a wounded or sick man coming in from the battlefield than to hear have delicate hands tenderly dress the injured part and to hear a sympathetic voice speak to him. A chap feels that he has earned some such treatment, but what if she were not there. So we must be thankful.

Reached Rouen and were taken by car to No. 8 General Hospital where I was looked after by an American nurse. As I was quite blind by this time I needed some little attention. The gas in our eyes was just like grit and inflamed them

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