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Work began on all portions of the sector. The French who had occupied the trenches till about 12 days previous (when the 111th Brigade took them over) were found to have left excellent dug-outs and elaborate communications trenches – but the parapets were thin, sometimes with dug-outs undermining them and there was a great scarcity of traverses. Many exposed portions of the trench also called for deepening.

The general impression conveyed was that this part of the line – owing partly perhaps to there being nearly 1000 yards between the opposing forces, had been considered so safe that comfort was reckoned more important than considerations of defence.

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