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  • Arthur494 by Arthur494

    Lard and Vaseline used on the men's feet and legs to keep them warm and alleviate swelling.

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  • Arthur494 by Arthur494

    2nd Bde relieved by 1st Bde.

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  • Arthur494 by Arthur494

    Major-General Harding?, GOC 1st Division, inspected battalion in billets at Bethune. He remarked on cheerfulness and healthy appearance.

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  • Arthur494 by Arthur494

    Two riflemen went to England on 7 days leave. NCOs and men allowed to leave billets between 4-8 pm while in Bethune.

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  • Arthur494 by Arthur494

    Admissions and returns from hospital running at 4 each per day.

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  • Arthur494 by Arthur494

    Presents from Queen Alexandra distributed to officers, NCOs and men.

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  • Arthur494 by Arthur494

    Exchange with London Scottish 2 new Maxim guns for one Vickers gun. 2/KRRC now has 3 and expects a 4th. They already have 8 mules transport.

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  • THOMASRUFFELL by THOMASRUFFELL

    #badscan

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  • carolynj17 by carolynj17

    ref to something sounding like trench foot and vaseline & lard being used to alleviate swelling

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  • fisfiris by fisfiris

    #badscan

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