Item 02: James William Dains diary, 25 June 1917-2 March 1918 - Page 51
now that they have gone up Tomorrow will see the opening of the 3rd Stage of the push here & our battalion takes the first objective
Thursday 4th Oct
The advance began this morning at Daybreak.
A detailed account will be added later. I went to several hospitals during the day. Prisoners were coming down in hundreds & wounded were packing the hospitals. I hear the objectives were all taken. M Clark died today Called at 35th Transport & saw some of the Old Batt.
Today I went up to the hospital on the Menin Rd I passed through Ypres