Item 07: Hector Brewer diary, 17 November-12 December 1918 - Page 30
on. We passed through Marois, Honnechy
a St Souplet Masingheim finally arriving at an old chateau about 1 p.m. where the whole company were billeted and dinner served.
We found that our packs had been left stranded on the lorry about a kilometre away in a very muddy patch of the road. The men were ordered to collect their packs independently and they did so in good style.
Fires were very soon going all over the house and everybody was happy or appeared to be which is the main consideration in the Army.