Monday 27th December 1915

Poperinghe. Mess about all morning waiting for the Lewis gun for a demonstration, gun does not arrive. Afternoon, smoke helmet drill and rapid loading. Company concert at 14th Division Soldiers’ Club. Jolly good concert, especially Capt. Robinson’s recitation ‘The relief of R 5 on catching the last train to Pop.’ Supper in billets afterwards. Parcel from Ironsides.

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