Item 03: Sydney B. Young war diary, 15 October 1916-14 April 1917 - Page 96

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he ever gets out. Starvation diet, no trenches or cover, nothing but shell holes filled with
water and mud waist deep. Ration parties cannot bring tucker, stretcher bearers cannot
bring men out so the ones who get wounded and cannot help themselves just die, in fact
everywhere is strewed with corpses.
I am to go before the Colonel for a A.C.H. but expect I won't get away for a week.
The day after I was hit, Our Colonel, Adjutant

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