- 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.
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Behind the Scenes Edit
- The medical officer is portrayed by Richard Hansell.