Item 03: Walter V. Wright diary, 7 September 1916-23 March 1917 - Page 107
all the blood,
As the train comes to the station we shall stop in sheer elation
To the land in which theres not a speck of mud.
sound much but gee it took some doing, it took 6 hrs to do the job, raining all the while, by the time we got the coil of wire to the starting point we were just about all in, and then we had to lay it, we pulled and strained for a couple of hours, falling down in shell holes wading through mud waist deep, and got the cable