17 April 1916

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

charles brockbank

Monday.  What a joke! Assheton has got to come up to the trench – as it is pouring with rain it will feed him up to the back teeth as he never expected to go up to the trenches again. Joey Payne is coming up with him. They only gave us about ten shells today.

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