22nd February 1916 Tuesday

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The weather turned.

“We had a severe snowstorm on the 22nd February and succeeding days and was very cold and frosty. Our water casks got frozen up and we had to thaw them with braziers.”

Field ambulance Transport on the march in winter

Field ambulance transport on the march in winter.


“Our hospital was kept busy with wounded and sick most of whom we evacuated to the Casualty Clearing Station by motor ambulance.”

Mesplaux Farm house

Mesplaux Farm House. Note the usual midden outside the front door.

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