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March 1917
enormous craters & shattering all the houses in the vicinity. The railway station has been destroyed together with a large overhead bridge. Bappaume has been a fairly large town & although it is practically in a state of ruin large numbers of troops can be billeted there.
The water works have been blown up & most of the water poisoned.
23rd. With a party of infantry I went back to the "pack track" near "Millerson Son" to repair a part of it. The ground is in a deplorable state, one mass of shell holes & trenches & in places the "track" is almost impassable. The Gourdicourt Rd is now open & will probably relieve it of a lot of the traffic.

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