Item 03: Walter V. Wright diary, 7 September 1916-23 March 1917 - Page 40

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days of that and the longest time the line lived was six hours, one night we were out four times on it in the dark, the line was chopped and flung in all directions big shells and shrapnel all over the joint, coming back we had to run a barrage of shell, how Mac, the other linesman and I got through it I don't know, we were mud from the top of the trousers to the boots and dam tired we started to run but had to stop couldn't

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