29 July 1916

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

charles brockbank

Saturday.  Had another Field-day this morning and managed pretty well getting back to billet by 1.30 p.m.  4.0 p.m. an English ‘plane, flown by a Hun, dropped one bomb opposite the Hotel de France, wounding five people, two of which were Tommies. Went for a bathe in the open-air baths here.

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