5 March 1915; Friday

At work as usual. Fairly busy in the office. Received news that the U81 had been sunk by destroyers and the crew taken off. About 5/-­ short of * in the shop. Paper hanger busy up stairs. Called in and saw Willie Wanless and went on afterwards to Grandmother. Grandmother very ill and may die at any time. Met Joe there. Called at Gordon’s on the way up and got some chocolates. Saw more wounded soldiers being taken into the infirmary.

  1. The U8; sunk 4 March 1915, all crew rescued as ALL says.