Item 02: Charles Hargreaves diary, 6 February 1916-23 March 1918 - Page 113
gas helmets but the gas did not reach us.
Aug 6 (Hondeghem near Hazebrouck)
came here two days ago to join up with the Div Train Headquarters about 16 miles on the road raining the whole way
Aug 9 Vieux Berquin
I reported last evening to D.H.Q.
to move at Hazebrouck to move off with them this morning We were awakened by a visiting Hun dropping Bombs on the town and by our anti-aircraft guns
This morning as we were getting ready to move off The Germans started shelling the town with