...1917 the 1st Royal Berkshire war diary entry reads:
6pm. Weather fine. Thunderstorm in afternoon.
Strength. 22 Officers 900 OR. Detached 6 Officers 69 OR.
3 OR struck off . 1 OR to Hospital.
Observation. Night. All quiet.
Day. 0930 enemy aeroplanes over our lines, otherwise day quiet. HQR's...