When Lt-Col. McIntosh was killed he had a man replace him temporarily
and ignoring the shelling rushed out in the open to see if he could
be of assistance.
The Colonel and a signaller were too far gone but one signaller, though
badly wounded seemed to have a chance.
applied 15 shell dressings, organized a stretcher party to carry
the man out since the road was jammed and then returned to his post at the cross-roads.
The guns were to be silent until
The purpose of this was appreciated but it was difficult to sit back and be
shelled so much and not be able to