Sir Joseph John Talbot Hobbs personal diaries, Vol. I (25 April 1915 to 14 January 1916)

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in getting about that he ought not to take & I felt sure he would be hit before long. May 16th. Enemy Shelling all day more or less, we cannot locate him accurately. It is Sunday but the killing goes on just the same. Went round the trenches to my various Gun Emplacements. very hot between 2 & 5 as a rule. Col. Elliott O/C Div Eng was wounded yesterday & taken to hospital. May 17th. Two 6" howitzers arrived today & I am given one which is being emplaced in the Gulley near Mountain Batty Camps, about 40 yds from BEACH, the other is given to the [Page] 31