Item 05: Walter Bruce Rainsford diary, 1 January-31 December 1918 - Page 20
and took about 40 prisoners. The Germans also lost about 100 killed. Our casualties were 20 killed & wounded. The communiqué of the affair was in yesterday's English & French papers.
As things are so quiet we have a fair amount of spare time on our hands. I have just started taking a small French class in the evenings in one of the dugouts, and am slogging into Flemish again. We are of course beyond the civilian zone so that conversation is not possible, making the language harder to get a grip of.
Everyone is heartily sick of this un-natural sort of existence but nobody has any idea when the war will be over.