Item 02: Charles Hargreaves diary, 6 February 1916-23 March 1918 - Page 129
to earth faster than the plane
A man who was near told me the pilots corpse hit the ground head first and went
nea about 2 feet in off of with the rest of his body sticking out – of course it was just a pulp.
Still with D.H.Q on the Ypres Front – am at present taking rations up to advanced Headquarters at Lille Gate each day from Dickebush
Fritz has been very busy 'bombing' each night & pretty well everyone even back here is 'dug in' even the horse lines have ramparts of ear[t]h build behind the horses.