Item 07: Hector Brewer diary, 17 November-12 December 1918 - Page 36
not or may not be true but certain it is that several girls have been left in this village in a wretched condition.
The hospitality of the people here-abouts was proved first of all when we were on the way from Bertry to Rejet. One of our men fainted and afterwards took a fit. He was resuscitated by Lieut. Dickinson who was in a quandry then, as to how he was to get him to hospital as we were a detached company without medical transport or comforts of any description.
Some old people took him into their shell shattered hovel however gave him a hot drink and looked after him for two days when we were