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Thurs 30th
Yesterday afternoon I fell in the soup; I asked Nelson on Tuesday to put in for 50 sand bags to finish off the telephone box in the firing line with, yesterday I asked Tancred (Quarter Master Sergeant) if a requisition had been sent in for sand bags & he said NO! so I came to the conclusion that Nelson had not asked for them. I then went to hunt up Nelson & found he was around at Bde Head Quarters & as I wanted the sand-bags as soon as possible I decided to see the Adjutant (Capt Broadbent); in the office was the Adj Col.& Chisholm who had been acting Adj since the 1st LH was cut up & who is the biggest crawling conceited snob I have met & says anything wanted for the signallers should be reported to Sergeant Nelson & Nelson is the man to approach the Adj at anyrate I bowled in yesterday not expecting to run foul of

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