within half-an-hour's notice, day or night, any Company can move away to any part of France, and have a hot meal ready directly a halt is called.
June 25. Drill in the morning, 4.30-11 A.M. After dinner three of us went shooting. We picked up a hundred or so rounds of ammunition between us & erected a few bottles etc., as targets behind a bank, and let fly to our heart's content.
June 26. Drill and recapitulatory bombing work. At 8 P.M. our section mounted guard.
June 27. A heavy artillery bombardment took place last night and during my 12-2 midnight shift I had a fair view of the cannon flashes & of the flares. There are a good few large