Item 02: Sydney B. Young war diary, 24 July-14 October 1916 - Page 37

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bearers etc, marched off at 9 a.m. for a day and nights bivouacing to Shrewton about 7 miles away. Arrived at 11 a.m. in continuous rain. After a feed of Bread & Cheese the troops marched away in extended order to some trenches where they commenced work, some digging, some on trench warfare & manoeuvres all in the pouring rain. The only shelter in the place was a tent pitched by us as a dressing station for the A.M.C. and in this we spent the majority of the afternoon. About 5 o'clock the doctor took us to an old deserted farmhouse

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