Harry Gissing's 1914-18 war diaries: October 12, 1917

October 12, 1917

A very busy night as we loaded up three trains. We appear to have another hopover notwithstanding the fearful weather and reports vary as to its success. The men coming in were in a fearful state, soaked through and through, caked with mud and shivering with the cold. Trench feet has already shown its presence and we had several bad cases, also a fair number of gas.