25 October 1916; Wednesday

Up before 7 o’clock. Detailed off in the morning to assist Sergeant McGinn In the dressing station for walking cases. Vaguely heard that the Cheshires1 tried to get over the top and failed in the wet. Rain all the morning. Wet day, and cold.

  1. The 9th Cheshires were in the 58th Brigade, 19th (Western) Division.