Item 07: Hector Brewer diary, 17 November-12 December 1918 - Page 43
the room quite unnecessary. At any rate there was no candle alight when I entered.) Having done this the girl made as if to leave the room but he offered her a chair and she timidly accepted. My word, I muttered, what brutes those huns must have been! Presently the door opened quietly and a startled face appeared. Apparently it became quite reassured and another fluttered in, curtseyed, and asked if she could do anything for us. The Captain said! No, merci and offered her a chair which she smilingly accepted though with many scared glances at the door.
Thus did I behold my captain