had before retiring. Today went for a bath – but no not a bath – each man had about 3 pts. of water dirty at that to bath in. Afterwards we were issued with "clean" clothes. I refused to take mine because it contained more energy than the one I wore. In the Pied Piper of Hamblin they write of rats, but Hamblin I think was far behind us both for rats & I am sure for chats. Chats why they carry one out nearly.
Ever since we were in the German dug outs under the railway embankment