Item 04: James I. Marshall diary, 24 November-12 December 1916 - Page 45

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the capture of Peronne, till I found myself detailed to go back to guide the Nucleus up. I went to their the place where they were to pass but after a miserable couple of hours I saw Major Roberts who told me that Capt "Gertie" Culson had taken them another route, along on the other side of the river to Eterpigny. Well such is life in the army so I went back to that crossing and got there just in time to head that impetuous officer off & tell him that he was wrong – spurred to do so, I suppose, by my general feeling of "fed-upness". He

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