6 January 1918; Sunday

[Three lines of shorthand crossed out – apparently the next day’s entry.]

Up at 6 o’clock and on guard. Finished my turn at 10, but relieved the others from eleven. Finished guard at 6 o’clock. Went to special Newton1 thanksgiving service in the little chapel at night. Rather dull.

  1. Joseph Fort Newton, 1876-1950, Texan Baptist minister; studied at Harvard under William James (elder brother of Henry James), served at London’s City Temple 1916-20, travelled widely in British Isles, gained international fame through his sermons. See also 12 and 18 January entries.