Monday 25th March (1918)

Bustling about with mounted parade, packing and unpacking gear, gas tests, and so forth; haven’t had leisure to bask in the sun.

Our O.C. tells us that a single Scottish division held up 24 Hun divisions and urges us to “go and do likewise”.

IWM Q 8632 Royal Field Artillery passing through Mailly-Maillet to meet the German advance 26 Mar 1918

[Image: A battery of 18-pounder guns of the Royal Field Artillery passing through Mailly-Maillet to meet the German advance, 26 March 1918, IWM (Q 8632)]