Item 02: Charles Hargreaves diary, 6 February 1916-23 March 1918 - Page 81
tomorrow into the line for another short period & expect shall again be stationed at Pommiers.
Have just received the Australian Papers with reports of the Conscription & Anti Conscription meetings It fills me with nausea to read some of the speeches – We know that the issue has been lost & it makes one feel almost ashamed of one's adopted country. Am afraid the voting out here at the front went 'against'. Personally I voted 'for'
For many reasons it went against the grain to do so but it was the only possible thing to do – for after all the one thing that matters is to