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Regiment 1st Royal Berkshire
Location Belgium, YPRES
Entry Marched to YPRES 16 miles. Started 6am. Halted outside and W of YPRES at 12.45PM and remained there waiting for orders till 3PM, as heavy firing was going on just E of the town. We then went into billets in a diamond cutting factory. Heavy rifle and gun firing continued through night to our front.