Item 07: Hector Brewer diary, 17 November-12 December 1918 - Page 77
sifter thus providing for fuel economy.
19th We started off at 10A.M. this morning for Sains and after passing through the towns of Boulogne and Croix Rouge marched into billets at our destination about 2 p.m. Sains is a compact little town of about 2000 inhabitants. It rained and haled nearly the whole way. The roads were in a very bad condition. We march along these days with the prospect of dry billets, a warm fire and a meal in front of us which is a great deal when we consider that only a very short time back we were continually marching about in mud and slush, sorefooted,