5th Leaving tomorrow
with horses, some mined, burnt & destroyed in every conceivably way. The destruction of Bapaume was evidently one of those systematic pieces of cruel vandalism in which every man played his part.
In afternoon Germans shelled us with big naval guns, some 5-10 large shells fell in Bap. doing slight damage, 14 horses & 4 men being killed. These were are in the vicinity of Railway Station.
Did fatigue all day. At 8.30 p.m. left Bap. to go into the line. Marched to a little village to A.D.S., proceeded to
the a damaged railway station, turned in for till 4.30 & then proceeded down to 2nd Batt. Aid