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Date: March 24th 1918
Diary

March 24
Arrived CHOIGNES at about 12.00 midnight after tiring march. Slept till 7am Again reported that enemy advancing. Pulled up stakes and hiked all day arriving at LAMOTTE at 5.00pm. Very hard march and we thought for sure we were safe. Shortly after 10.00pm night picquet(small body of troops sent out to watch for enemy (concise Oxford}) reported that Hun cavalry had broken through and was advancing down AMIEN ROAD. Everybody ordered to stand to. Officers sent out to verify rumour. In half hour reported that [there] was nothing in it, although everybody in the village had the same scare.