Item 03: Walter Bruce Rainsford diary, 1 January 1916-31 December 1916 - Page 121
The same night there was another air raid on England. Seven Zeppelins attacked & did a fair amount of damage.
Franco British forces have just taken & Thiepval & Combles on the Somme front. Good news, this.
Paid a visit to Etaples this afternoon, an hour's journey down the line, & the Australian & New Zealand Base depot. From here we caught a tram to the watering place of Paris Plage with its long beach, esplanade & row of fine houses facing the seafront. Walked back to Etaples (5 ½ kilometres) mostly through the forest of Le Touque wonderfully pretty.
lights Arrived back at Wimereux about 8.30 p.m.
Tuesday, 3rd Oct. 1916 (10 p.m)
On Saturday night, 30" Sept. I went