Item 02: James William Dains diary, 25 June 1917-2 March 1918 - Page 35
These are probably the last services we shall have for some time as we move up to the line this week
fine clear beautiful day. Nothing much of interest
Went for a route march tonight & wore gas helmet on the march Not a very pleasant thing.
We are preparing for a move tomorrow after about 5 weeks in Sec Bois. We shall not have such a peaceful time again for a long time The future
w promises some very hard work for the 1st Div. We leave tomorrow morning at 7 oclock for the front Tonight last night a young fellow who was greatly troubled spiritually