27th (August 1918)

Today not quite so tough, the weather a little better, but there is sad news from the guns – the fine old Sergeant (Bill White) with all his medals – the best sport and coolest hand – has been killed.  I am glad to say the dead are beginning to be buried.

IWM (Q 11252) German shell-burst, near Grevillers on NZ Division front, 25 Aug 1918

[Image: A German shell-burst, seen near Grevillers, on the New Zealand Division front. IWM (Q 11252)]

One thought on “27th (August 1918)”

  1. Hardly a tough day at all !
    Great mental survival skills on display here. Some things hurt enough to warrant a mention, but keep looking on the bright side. Keep a sense of perspective.


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