Up about 7.30. In the ward but read part of the morning. Went to Esquelbecq1 in the afternoon on a car with some cases. Several bed <cases> also with me. Glorious day and ride. Had tea in neighbouring village. The 16th Ambulance took over from us2.
Up about 7 o’clock. On duty as usual. Fine day. Had walk at night. Not much to do.
Up about 7 o’clock. Not much to do. On parade in the afternoon at 2 o’clock. Rain at night. Turned in early and read.
On duty all day. Had walk at night. Glorious night.
Up about 7 o’clock. Not much to do all day. Wrote to Ernie and to home. Got new tunic fitted up. Had short walk at night and went to bed fairly soon. Wrote letter home and one to Ernie.
Up about 7 o’clock. Not much to do. Got new tunic at night. Fine day. Received letter from home saying that my final Intimation of Wound1 had come through. Also letter from Gertie telling me about her lessons.
We know from ALL’s papers (specifically a document entitled “UNIT REGISTER CARD A.G.Z.500 FRANCE”) that he had qualified for “Wound Stripes: One”, no doubt in virtue of the wound sustained on 14 April; one assumes from this entry that wounds, even minor ones, were formally notified to next of kin. ↩
Up about 7 o’clock. An attack of some sort on and we were very busy all day with wounded. Had about 250 through during the day. Finished about 7 o’clock and had a walk. Letter from Ernie telling me that he is all right. Fine day.
Heard that the Germans had attacked and our counter attacks had returned them to their front line near Dikbush1.
Up about 7 o’clock. On duty in the dressing room as usual. Not much to do. Heavy rain in the morning. Had a French airman in during the afternoon who had fallen with his machine. Rain at night.
Up about 7 o’clock. Not much to do. Tried to write article for magazine but failed.