Wears [sic] having a lively time but showery. though we had always managed to be in doors during the showers.
[Posted from Sheffield 16 Aug 1917]
265626 Pte Joseph Cole served with “B” Company the 2/7th Battalion Sherwood Foresters during WW1and was in the front line trenches on 21st March 1918 at the start of the German Spring Offensive.
Like many of the men of the 178th Brigade George was reported as missing.
Joseph was made a Prisoner of War and would be later repatriated.