Heard that our passes were through1. Busy in dressing room and packing all day. Funeral of Walsh, Stothard and Gilmour2 in the morning.
The passes were for ALL’s Paris leave; the application had been submitted on 2 September. ↩
See yesterday’s entry for ALL’s note of the deaths of Walsh, Stothard and Gilmour. All are now interred at Gonnehem British Cemetery, less than ½ km E. of Gonnehem itself, where ALL’s unit was stationed at the time (see map). ↩
Up at 7 o’clock and on parade and duty at 8 o’clock. Heard that Walsh, Stothard & Gilmour were killed1 and Whittaker badly wounded. Fine day. Good news from all the battle front. John Dory went on leave.
Up at about 7 o’clock and on parade. Received postcard from Ernie to say that he is in hospital with diarrhoea. Also a long letter from Charlie in reply to my long letters. Had walk at night with Harvey and long talk.