Item 05: Walter Bruce Rainsford diary, 1 January-31 December 1918 - Page 102
that the "antis" brought him down near Bussy. We saw one of our balloons burst into flames and come down about a week ago. In each case the observers hopped out and came down in their parachutes.
Weather is keeping fine although not too warm. Everyone is feeling fed up with the war although the good defence put up by the Italians against the recent Austrian offensive and the news that large numbers of Americans are arriving daily in France are good to know.
Materially strengthened our dugout this afternoon. We are now having moonlight nights and enemy planes are over every night dropping bombs round about.
The number of patients put through the Ambulance during the month of June has been 1050.