22 June 1916; Thursday

Parades as usual. Physical drill and squad drill in the morning and a short route march in the afternoon followed by pay parade.

Wrote letters at night and read a lot of a story called Simon the Jester1.

  1. Simon the Jester”: by William J. Locke, first published 1910; Vol. XI in the Bodley Head Autograph Edition. See also Simon the Jester and Arthur Linfoot’s Library