Item 07: Hector Brewer diary, 17 November-12 December 1918 - Page 41
hoped sincerely none of our men would be found burning the Froggies "good timber". The men have a trick of removing peoples furniture and parts of their houses this cold weather. Having delivered his little oration in his most [
indeciserphable] bell-pealing and stately manner Billy blew out again.
The above mentioned 'Chunder' is a dashing Major in our Bn., that of course does not prevent him from being Chunder. He is a comic-opera and a tragedy rolled into one.
This afternoon I invited myself into Capt. Benson's billet. I saw on entering that the worthy Capitaine was not alone and with-