Item 03: Sydney B. Young war diary, 15 October 1916-14 April 1917 - Page 83
27. We managed to get 8 germans that is known of. ('We' does not in this instance
mean our battalion but another battalion on what will be our front next spell in)
Jan 3rd The Germans planted a German flag out in No Man's Land. The next day our
troops were continually firing at it but failed to bring it down That night a patrol went out
to bring it in but not one of them came back, the flag being surrounded by wire bomb
traps. What eventually came to the flag our C.S.M.