Item 06: Sydney B. Young war diary, 2 February-1 September 1918 - Page 51

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hell must be something like this Yesterday 312 shells landed round about our dug-out. The r.M. Officer was killed also 2 other officers were badly wounded, 3 cooks, one with his leg broken and the other 2 with as much shrapnel as they could carry splattered into them, one sig killed, 5 casualties at 34th Hqrs, 65 pioneers gassed & others that we perhaps don't know of.
We were in our dugout up to the 198th shell and then we made a race for life to get out of the

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