Up at 7.30. Paraded men again. Collins turned up in the afternoon. Had a bit trouble in the afternoon about a lecture – our men on fatigues. Got late passes and went to Mr Don’s house at night. Had good time. Green, Metgrave and I set two ladies (the Misses Mack1) to their home at High† House and didn’t get back to camp until about 1 o’clock.
At Mr Don’s.
At Barton’s Farm in the morning seeing about the milk account.
At church twice - Clayport1. Mr Don preaching in the morning and Mr Lawton at night. At the Bible class in the Y.M. in the afternoon and at the meeting at night. The Baptist choir singing at night. Wet night. Had spray2 first thing.
Usual day’s work. At Mr Don’s at night. About 8 soldiers there, and a fair number of ladies. Played boat race with pennies and charades, and a lady recited. Had to leave at 9.45. Spent a fine night.
Got up about 7.30. Grand morning. Keen frost. With the church parade first thing before the usual service. Had walk in the afternoon with McNeil and Green and afterwards went to Mr Dodd’s to tea. Went to our own chapel at night and it was very dull. Afterwards came to Y.M. and enjoyed the service there. Saw Mr Don and he asked us up for Friday night.