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[Page 52]

very necessary case.
Drink is the cause of most of the trouble in the army. A certain company in this battalion managed to procure a large quantity of rum and whisky from one of the dumps close by and nearly every man had a grand beano. One man was found dead in his billet this morning having drunk himself to death! a glorious finish to a life which had braved all the horrors of the greatest war in history.

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