Private Peat

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Author: Harold R. Peat
Published: 1917
Language: English
Wordcount: 45,809 / 133 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 65.8
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 474
Added to site: 2005.09.13
mnybks.net#: 142
Genres: War, Biography
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le grumbling about these same puttees, because, at first, they were undoubtedly very uncomfortable. However, before many days the majority of us were ready to vote for puttees permanently, as they proved warmer, a greater support to the leg on long marches and more nearly waterproof than their more aristocratic brother leggings.

It was during the third week of camp life that we had our first review. We gave the salute to the Duke of Connaught, who was accompanied by Sir Sam Hughes. After this review, we were told that we might expect to leave for France at two hours' notice.

The following days we spent on the rifle ranges and in making fake departures. I wrote home to my friends more than once that "we were leaving for the front to-day," but when the next day arrived we were still leaving. I sent my mother six telegrams on six different days to say that I would start for France within the next hour, but at the end of it we were still to be found in the same old camp.

Finally, on the first day of Octo

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