Item 05: Walter Bruce Rainsford diary, 1 January-31 December 1918 - Page 68
wake. And then they went out of sight behind the trees – the boche must have crashed. Three more British machines turned up at the last moment and seeing that they were not needed, flew off again.
Heavy fighting is continuing up north on & over the ground where the Ambulance was a month ago. After being repulsed three times fritz succeeded in taking Locre, the village we were occupying in Dec. last, from the French. Our allies, however, counterattacked later in the day and re-took the place, the fighting being very heavy in and around the hospice & out-buildings where our Rest Station was.
This afternoon I had to visit the 15th Field Ambulance which has a station in a