Matthew: "We were supposed to be at rest for ten days at least."
Medical Officer: "Orders arrived this morning, sir. [garbled] were hit bad, so they're out and we're in. And they've been shelling the trenches since we got here."
Matthew: "Anybody hurt?"
Medical Officer: "Rankin's dead and Kent. And Corporal Wright was hit. Thank God the stretcher bearers were there."
Episode 2.01

Upon Matthew's return to the trenches during the Battle of the Somme, a medical officer provides him an update on the situation and casualties. His rank insignia indicates he is a sergeant.


Appearances and Mentions
Series 2 Episode 1
Episode 2 Episode 3 Episode 4 Episode 5 Episode 6 Episode 7 Episode 8 Christmas Special

Behind the Scenes Edit

  1. The medical officer is portrayed by Richard Hansell.

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