Item 02: Charles Hargreaves diary, 6 February 1916-23 March 1918 - Page 105
June 23/17 Peronne Rd near Bapaume
pulled in here again with the Company
travelling from Behencourt in one long days trek travelling through Albert Pozieres, Le Sars. all last years battlefield is now a blaze of colour – covered with wildflowers where last winter one would have thought nothing would ever grow again –
Albert itself is being cleaned up, the least damaged houses being repaired and the inhabitants are beginning slowly to come back – a dreary homecoming it must be.
July 1/17 Haplincourt Wood