Sat. Railway Crossing, Guard, Billy Robinson and I were together and had a nice night. The guard room was a plate-layers hut and we were very snug. We had to guard the Railway arches and the line above. Our duties were 2-4, 8-10, 2-4, 8-10 (Sunday) I slipped home to tea as I went on a message for Sergt. Johnson to the town. The whole affair was quite a picnic. There were 8 guards at Canterbury which our Battalion dropped in for once every ten days. Quarter Guard, Skating Rink (Army Food), G.P.O. Electricity Works, Railway Crossing, and Selern Tunnel. Of these I only had Electricity and Railway Crossing.
Transport and Quarter were the worst so I was lucky. Finished Guard at 11 a.m. Sunday morning and were very glad to have a good meal which was
Billy Robinson and I were together