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March 1917
27th (continued) last night, the 13th P. Coy who are on "rescue work" at the town hall, have recovered over 30 bodies of officers & men from the debris. It is rumoured that there have been four Germans caught in Bappaume, masquerading as French soldiers, & who are aledged to be the cause of the explosions in the last few days. One was killed in attempting to escape. By a few days-old paper we got to-day, it is officially stated that the French are making great progress near St Quentin, & also that the Rebellion in Russia has been settled, the Tzar has been arrested, & the Grand Duke Nicholas Michael is in command. No. 2 section moved off to take up there quarters in Reincourt a few miles away late to-night.

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