Up at 7 o’clock. Paraded for church, but we were dismissed through rain. Went with Green to the Presbyterian church and enjoyed the service. Spoke to a few UMC friends at the Y.M1.
Fine day. Received pay but I only received 9/6. Went for rations and didn’t get them until 6 o’clock. Went into town at night and bought a music book. Had some trouble at night with some fellows coming in drunk. Cameron & Dunbar came in drunk.
Finer day. Up at 7 o’clock. At town in the morning and in the afternoon as usual. Had to go to the station at night to see about rations and spoiled the night. Collins went on leave.
Up at 7 o’clock. Went into town. Rained very heavily all day. Went for rations and got drenched. Didn’t go out at night, but stayed in the hut because it rained heavily.
Got up about 7 o’clock. Went into the town and ordered some things. For rations as usual. Read a bit and wrote some letters.
German Cruiser Prince Adalbert1 class sunk in Baltic by British submarine.
Up at 6.30. Went to the town in the morning and ordered some things. Went for rations in the afternoon and nearly had an accident coming back. Went to lecture at night in St James’ church hall on the war and its origin and it was very interesting and illustrated by lantern slides1.
At work as usual. Another corporal took over the cook house and the mess book, but I received it back in the afternoon. He went with me to the station for the rations. Went to the lecture at night. Rather interesting. The young ladies bandaged my arms, and then I did the arm of another young lady.
At the Presbyterian church in the morning and had a very good service. Wrote letters in the afternoon and then went to Mr Kyle’s to tea. At our own† church in the evening. Mrs Kyle plays the organ at the church. At Kyles’ to tea.
At work as usual. And at station as usual. Went to the pictures at night with McNeil and another chap.
At work as usual. At station in afternoon. In town at night. Not much to do. Read a lot of a story.