From "THE SWELL" - The Regimental Rag of the 13 Battalion King's Liverpool Regiment - Jan. 1916 issue - written in the trenches ( editors Ptes P C Mountford & J. McMullen ) and "published every sometimes - somewhere in France." The Editors wish it to be known that they are not encyclopedias, enquiry bureaus or universal providers. Since our last issue we have been asked more questions to the square minute than we previously got in a month. Blessed is he that looketh after his own interests in the army for he shall get on Things we want to know - How long the war will last, and the name of the steamer that will take us home, also the captain's name. Why the 14th Division don't supply lifebelts to the men who are using the baths. Can anyone inform us who the QuarterMaster is that washes himself without taking off his cardigan jacket and wristwatch. Always remember that things are never half as bad as they would be if they were more than twice as bad as they are. So cheer up! Rawnsley said if he had half the money in the world and Panten had the other half he would bet him a quid he couldn't shoot a german at 200 yards. Weekly menu - On Monday we had bread and bully, On Tuesday we'd bully and bread, On Wednesday & Thursday we'd bully and toast, Well that's only bully and bread, So on Friday we called on the Major, And asked him for a change so he said, Allright, so on Saturday we got for a change, Some bully without any bread. IMO Seargent Ion - KIA Dec. 19 1915 His King and Country called him, They called him not in vain, For on Britain's Roll of Honour You'll find this heros name.