Item 04: John Duncan McRae diary, 6 May-18 September 1917 - Page 81

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July 26. Drill in morning, bath-parade after dinner.

July 27. We went through a stunt today in trench work, especially with regard to the relief of bombing parties against counter-attacks.

We marched three miles to the scene of operations, (which, by the way, was one of the trenches actually occupied a few months ago,) and returned after dinner feeling very hot & tired.

A cool bath proved to be an excellent antidote.

July 28 We packed up camp this morning and by 3 P.M. not a stick or a stone was to be seen on the ground which we had occupied. At this hour we set out on an 8 mile march for the railway line. As the day was extremely hot we felt the march

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