Item 07: Hector Brewer diary, 17 November-12 December 1918 - Page 23
The old battle scars area as prominent still as if a war were still raging round about. Shell holes, dugouts derelict tanks, trenches and tracks leading in all directions over the country.
The battle town of Corbie was the first to have in sight after leaving Amiens. The two square, damaged towers of the Cathedral can be seen for miles. Presently we came to Villers Bretonneux itself. What a fine old town it has been and now not a single house can boast a sound roof. A solitary pussy was the only form of life about the place. Pitch darkness set in and the old brain got into the familiar Military Mooch,