Item 02: Charles Hargreaves diary, 6 February 1916-23 March 1918 - Page 76
for a great push against Bapaume as soon as we have a spell of dry weather.
I am sleeping in a canvas hut – some of the men are living in
an old German Dugouts on the door of one of which is still hanging the sign "Gott strafe England"
Have been taking rations up each day to the dump at Longueval & Montauban – a good deal of shell fire at the cross Roads near the Dump. Roads blocked with traffic & in bad condition
Yesterday left at 8 a.m. & got back at 5 p.m. on the road all the time. 9 hours doing about 6 miles. Owing to them shelling