Item 07: Hector Brewer diary, 17 November-12 December 1918 - Page 81
for a good spread for the men with Regimental Funds.
Nothing in the food line is to be had ahead as the country has been properly cleaned up by the retreating enemy. Our only hope to
obt buy from Expeditionary Force canteens or else send someone back beyond the occupied area to Amiens or Rouen.
25th Xmas Day. Wet and uncomfortable. However it is my last Xmas Day with the Battalion. I have now spent every Xmas since leaving Australia with my unit. My leave pass has come along for 14 days in England. I was asked by Head