Item 03: Walter V. Wright diary, 7 September 1916-23 March 1917 - Page 143
a few degrees of frost lying in the air. The boss and me of the chaps have been up to the line, they say it is not a bad possie, but the Lines (Phone Lines) are very crook, so crook in fact that the boss is putting on two extra men in with me, so Ill enjoy my spell up there.
The temperature the day before was 8, 24 degrees of Frost and it was all out too, the Forecast for tonight is between 5 below and Zero Phew. I had half a cup of whiskey last night and by jove it was good it warmed me up a treat and I