Item 02: James William Dains diary, 25 June 1917-2 March 1918 - Page 50
what is known as Chateau Segard area. The camp consisted of a few dug outs in very poor condition & small canvas shelters for the men I was in a dug out with six other officers We stayed here the night.
Monday 1st Oct
Remained in camp all day.
The Battalion moved up to the line this evening. I had a service this afternoon There was a very good crowd of fellows present. At nine oclock they left camp.
They were all in very fine spirits.
It is very miserable here