Up at 5:30 AM, breakfast 7:30. Company works in trenches. I make wind vanes for gas alarms. General Macdonnel, Col Buller, Major A. Gault make tour of the trenches. 2 PM to Battalion HQ. Transport back into trenches. 2:30 PM lively artillery duel goes on.
About 5 PM Huns give us hellish rapid artillery fire, Griggs gets nasty wound in hand, I bandage up, bled very much. Lance Corporal Lightbody and Private Blair go on leave.
* Lt Col H.C. Buller – Colonel Buller took command of the regiment after the death of Colonel Farquhar. He was injured during the Second Battle of Ypres and lost an eye but did return to command the regiment in 1916. Buller was killed in the Battle of Mount Sorrel on June 2nd 1916.