19 August 1916; Saturday

Up at 6.30. Dressed and cleaned up in the hospital. Took over duties at 7.30. Managed pretty well. Only 3 patients in the morning but 9 at night. Came off duty at 6 o’clock. Went into village and listened to band. Called at the café near the hospital and had some coffee and custard. Turned in about 9 o’clock and slept pretty well. Very heavy showers in the morning.