3 December 1917; Monday

Up about 7 o’clock. Stretcher drill in the morning. Spent afternoon doing French and bothering about as usual. Had walk at night.

Heard that we have lost ground in Cambrai1.

Lord Lansdowne wrote letter to the Daily Telegraph2 which created a commotion in the Press.


  1. Cambrai: see note on 22 November

  2. Lansdowne Letter: See note on 1 December