28th October 1915: Diary

Thu., Oct 28, 1915 Gibraltar Farm

  Two hundred and fifty All ranks detailed for Working party under Lieut Sweeney. Order from Brigade Headquarters that baths had been allotted for Regiment from 1 P.M. to 3 P.M.  Oct 29. this message was cancelled [&] stating that it was not intended that the whole regiment bath on the 29th inst & that now the time allotted our Regiment was now cancelled.  Our Regiment seems doomed to remain without washing.
  One reason. for the Regt not being able to take advantage of the 1st orders was owing to 250 men being away on duty. (ie) working party. Col Bott asked B’Hqt’s to release the working party. but the answer was as above?

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