Feb 21 TRENCHES – ASQUITH FLATS

Damp misty morning. We get orders for relief. Tres Bien. Very heavy bombardment all day with heavies. Battery of 9.2 fired 300 rds [rounds]. I try to show O’DELL the How [Howitzer] shells in the air but he couldn’t see them. Relieved by 2nd Middlesex 8th Div. about 5.30 pm. Easy relief & all completed by 6.30 pm except A Coy at ANDOVER who were relieved by 2nd W. Yorks. We travel by bus from Crucifix Corner MAUREPAS to camp 13 on CHIPILLY – MORLANCOURT Rd. Arrive camp about 10.0 pm. Very dirty & tired. Turn in about 12.0 pm.