we entrained at Edgehill nearby for the North. Our route lay through Amiens then up almost to Bethune & then on through Hazebrouck to Cassell we detrained at a small station & marched about 5 kilometres to our present billet Le Neippe.
The country here is simply magnificent Crops look splendid. Villages much cleaner than down south & the folk very kind.
Last Sunday the Rain Spoilt our Church parades I was nicely caught in a heavy Shower
The usual routine has been followed We can hear the booming of the guns here again & although 20 miles away from the line there are indications of a heavy artillery struggle the papers