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the men suffering from it cannot eat & fall from strong healthy men to shadows in a few weeks, the only medicine given them are is pills & until recently could not get any soft food, but now they are put on a diet of milk (condensed) porridge, groats etc., this they can manage to eat, but cannot always keep it down. It seems a shame that men who have been constantly (for 4 months in the trenches) fighting to when taken sick, not to able to get proper treatment. Any man who happens to get wounded gets proper attention by our own Dr. & red Cross men, but a mate who may have been fighting side by side for months with the lad who was wounded, falls sick our Dr. & Red Cross men have no

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