Extract from the diary of Norman Hughes, “B” Coy, 1/4th Ches. Regt. 53rd (Welsh) Division
[Norman Hughes came from Neston. In Gallipoli with the 4th Bn]
In Support Trenches.
Make a trench for drinking water. First 2 wells dry, but find it at last after much tramping.
Men have a good tea.
Shelled early in the morning. Drummer Boy injured.
Thou of Life, the Fountain art
Let me freely take of thee.
Moving to Firing Line 7.30 P.M.