The Question and Answer section for All Quiet on the Western Front is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
From the text:
That is a piece of luck, the Catholic infirmaries are noted for their good treatment and good food.
Tjaden is afraid that he won't make it through the war, so he consumes as much food as he can before the enemies kill him.
Paul tells a story about Detering. Returning from the front in the morning, the men saw a cherry tree. That night, Detering disappeared and came back with some of the cherry branches. In the middle of the night, Paul heard Detering packing....