Item 03: Cameron Robertson war diary, 29 December 1916-3 February 1919 - Page 55
11th Miserable weather. Always a drizzle of rain. A few shells dropped near the Camp to night.
12th Raining as per. When is this damnable show going to end? I am full up and do not intend to see the winter through with the battalion.
Raining and altogether a miserable day. We are now walking in mud up to our knees. All dug outs are full of water but as it is unsafe to sleep above ground we must perforce use the dugouts. So with the aid of a few duckboards this difficulty is soon overcome. An order came through from13 H.Q. to take some [indecipherable]wagons up to a forbidden area(dangerous