Item 02: Charles Hargreaves diary, 6 February 1916-23 March 1918 - Page 90
here whereas we have learnt how unecessary it all is – as one chap
side up the line was boasting about his personal cleanliness & said "he always had a wash once a week whether he wanted it or not"!
Well at this place it depended you were first or last on the night orderlies round But if you were unlucky enough to be first (& I was for 1 week) he used to
wake you up & tell you bring a basin of hot water & tell wake you & tell you to sit up & have a wash at 3.30 a.m. If you were lucky last it was 5. a.m.