Read today's entry from Harry Gissing's 1914-18 war diaries

May 15, 1918​​

A very busy day. Chloroform operation cases, especially during the morning and sent someone else for the drugs. Had a regular hero in at midday. He had a frightful wound and the M.O. at 2 p.m. told him that he was dying. He received the news quietly and gave me the address of his Mother and Girl for me to write to them. After that he never complained, just simply awaited the end, which came at 6p.m. Had a man sent up from the 8th to help in the theatre so will have an easier time in the future I hope. Several tanks over during the morning and one to-night. Another push must be imminent. Received a parcel from home for my birthday.


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