Item 07: Hector Brewer diary, 17 November-12 December 1918 - Page 24
at a few hundred yards at a time. We arrived at Bertry about 5 A.M. and about 6 A.M. the Bde Detraining Officer Lt. Grimsley bestirred himself and began issuing short sharp orders to everybody. We tumbled that we had to get out here and crawled forth into the dawn after sorting ourselves out from the kit and sleepy peoples' legs.
'C' Company is the unloading Company for our group of trains so we got to work and unloaded our own train, had breakfast got the men into billets and nosed out a place for ourselves, near the Railway Transport Officers office.
A French woman informed me