13 September 1918; Friday

Up at 6 o’clock. Breakfast 6.30 and off to the Fontainebleau1 by train about 30 miles. Spent morning in the palace, had lunch, and then the afternoon driving through the woods. Returned by first class train and arrived about 6 o’clock. Went to English theatre at night and saw Billeted2 – a tip top piece.


  1. The Palace of Fontainebleau (B) is located 55km SW of the center of Paris (A), and is one of the largest French royal châteaux. It is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 

  2. Billeted was a 1917 play by F. Tennyson Jesse and H. M. Harwood