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Item 06: Sydney B. Young war diary, 19182 February-1 September 1918

by Sydney B. Young
Full title: Item 06: Sydney B. Young war diary, 2 February-1 September 1918
Transcript: 
west also yours truly. He mixed H.E. and Mustard gas and we were coughing and vomiting with red eyes and cursing lips until the wind took charge of it. I now understand what Shakespeare meant when he said "Blow Blow thou Winter’s Wind" Talking about us in the V.B. Stunt the "Echo de Paris" of 9.4.18 says. "That which our troops have done this week, assures to our children, the reason of being proud to call themselves Australians, for