Applied for pass (to Arras) to Eng. Capt. Wallis asks me to turn it down. No sir. Let the General do that!
*Draycott had received “a doleful letter from my cousin giving urgent reasons for a short leave to England”. (Pawn No. 883, Being the adventures of a Pawn of War in The Affair of 1914-18, Draycott, W.)