Item 02: Arthur John Moore diary, 11 November 1916-11 January 1918 - Page 2
[Page 1-3 cover and rough notes, not transcribed]
Societe de [indecipherable]
6735 8th Field Amb.
Les Townshend gave me this Book He found it in the ruins of a Cottage at Houplines
A.J. Moore. 6735
B. Sec. 8th Aus. F. Amb.
Diary commencing Nov 11th 1916: - My other diary being filled I commenced another, hoping the Lord will end this awful war long before this book is filled.
[indecipherable] Sat. The Bugles are in use in this camp which makes it quite homely. Reveille at 6. Break. at 7. Bacon & Tea. Parade at 8. One party of the gallant 8th went down to the Quarry & loaded limbers with chalky rock which was carted up to the party I was working with. We are making a road for the motors to come in on, off the Bazentin Road. It is marvellous the amount of traffic that passes along the Roads. There is a constant stream night & day never ceasing. The German prisoners