27 March 1916

Extract from the war diary of Lt Charles Brockbank, Machine Gun Corps

charles brockbank

Monday.  Charlie Norman got hit in the leg today whilst teaching the men “rapid loading”. It was his own fault, but he gets a “Blighty”. Neb got thrown off “Squareface” today, he was lucky he was not killed. He has ruined the pony & it will have to be destroyed.

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