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Diary of a Dispatch Rider

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29/07/18


Banstead100

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Continuing the diary of Cpl John Sangway, dispatch rider. John and his unit had been resting for a fortnight, their first in months, at Bryas. The German offensives were just about played out and soon the Allies would be hitting back:

 

Rest “fini”. Pack & report in 3 hours! Return to D_*. Hades!!

 

*Duisans, near Arras, which had been their base throughout 1918. XVII Corps relieved the Canadian Corps the following day.

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