Reninghelst. Parade sick. Do nothing all day. Mr Otter’s present arrives, a box of acid drops and another of bullseyes for each man.
Reninghelst. Parade sick. Go to 3rd Division concert party ‘The Mudlarks’, not a bad performance, two men there dressed up as girls. Rain each night in camp so far.
Reninghelst. Parade sick with boil on left elbow. Light duty. Baths in afternoon. Separate bath and shower for each man,. Go to pictures in evening. Not much of a show.
Communication Trench. Still on guard, relieved in evening by Royal Scots Fusiliers, and march back to Reninghelst where we are staying under canvas for our seven days rest.
Communication Trench. Still on guard. Hear I have been promoted to Corporal.
Voormezeele. On guard in Com. Trench in afternoon.
Voormezeele. In charge of fatigue party in morning. Go up to T 2 after dark, and build up the parapet in front of the trench.
Trenches R 5. Quiet day, relieved in evening and go back to billet in a ruined house in Voormezeele. Mine exploded opposite us in morning by R.Es.
Trenches R 5. Shelling during the day. Bivvy building at night