Item 03: Walter V. Wright diary, 7 September 1916-23 March 1917 - Page 139

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them at big canvas tanks and the water was frozen over, ice inches thick, we knocked a hole in it and filled it one dixie and while I was filling the other Im hanged if the other dixie didnt freeze, well it got me, I knew it was deadly cold but for water to freeze while you are looking at it well it will do me for a bit of a feast, one chap warmed up his water for a shave and while he was rubbing the soap into his chin the water in the Pot froze hard and he did swear, I reckon we all [indecipherable]

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