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Any fool can obey orders.-- Sir John
Buried Alive6117 Reads
I have been through a most thrilling experience - one I shall never forget all my life. We had been strafing the enemy for some days, our artillery pounding them all along the line. Suddenly, at 4.53 o'clock on Sunday morning last the order came to charge. We went over the parapet - the whole brigade, save one battalion. Our artillery fire lifted, and our boys calmly walked over to the opposing trenches, a barrage of fire being put behind the lines.
A and B companies of each battalion took the first trench and C and D companies crossed over the advanced to the second line and took it!
Note: by Sgt Harvey Gale
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