Friday 24th December 1915

Poperinghe. Orderly Cpl. 23 men sent to hospital with supposed scabies, but they all come back in evening. Spend the afternoon fixing up a table, sideboard, shelf and a picture of the King. Supper in billets 8.35 pm. Tongue, pickles, cream cheese, lemon cheese, cake, nuts, muscatels and almonds, dates, chocolate, pineapple and sweets. Play cards till 11.30 pm for money, win a penny. Rainy day.

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