had a good dinner we spent about 2,000 Francs on extras. The day was also an holiday At night the Officers had a dinner with the usual toast to follow. During dinner the German planes came over & dropped a great many bombs about us but none on our billets Some English Soldiers were killed.
Today I had 2 services in the morning & one at the YMCA. in the evening.
The weather has been beautiful today
Wednesday Aug 22
The weather continues fine & there has been much activity on land & in air. The French have made a Brilliant advance at Verdun taking 4,000 prisoners. The Italians have also captured 7,000 prisoners while important advances have been made