Berguette. Drill in morning, swim in afternoon. After tea go round to Mart’s place, being her birthday they have arranged a concert in her honour and present her with a gold bracelet. Seventeen L.R.Bs. there and one R.E. besides Mart and a girl friend. Sgt. Bonnet takes the chair. Champagne and biscuits.
Berguette. Drill in morning and swim. Rest in afternoon. On guard in evening.
Berguette. Entraining finished at 3 pm. The usual morning coffee. Bathe. Sleep all the afternoon. Walk round the factory at Isbergues after tea. Off guard.
Berguette. Coffee and bread and butter at the R.E.Park estaminet. Spend most of the day sleeping, but go for a walk around Isbergues church and the canal after tea.. D.A.D.R.I.
Berguette. Rest all the morning, but must have the usual swim in the afternoon. D.A.D.R.I. and rain again tonight.
Berguette. Take things easy in morning. Swim in afternoon. D.A.D.R.I. at night. Have ‘snack’ in morning at R.E. Park estaminet.
Berguette. Swim in the morning. Hear that proficiency pay is going to be paid to those who have done one full camp previous to the war, also that all leave is stopped. Go for a swim again in afternoon. On D.A.D.R.I. once more, 9 pm – 8 am. Entraining restarting.
Berguette. Raining in morning, stop in, spend the afternoon in an estaminet. Guard in evening. Hear leave has been restarted for No 4 Company.
Berguette. Swim in morning. Wander round Molingham and Isbergues in afternoon. See fine old brick pillar, clematis covered. Met the engineer on the line in the morning that I saw at Steenweerk Hospital, one of Tom Wooton’s men. Raining hard in morning. Guard at night.