[24 March 1915]
I know a man there who will do the job for me and will get a hold of my stuff whether the original occupants of 50A are there or not.
I told you I think about Roper being shipped off to undergo a rather urgent operation on his ear, one requiring “immediate treatment” as his medical sheet said. This was a fortnight ago and we hear today he is at the base engaged in countless “fatigues” arises at 6am, parades at all hours his critical operation apparently being shelved the only medical treatment he reports is being questioned a good many times as to what his name is & presumably also his regimental number unit or formation together with the number of times in Civil Prison and his fathers religion. It is humerous and rather pitiful for him & Im sorry for the poor boy as this thing he has got in his ear has been worrying him a good deal. About a month ago he wanted to get it done by the specialist who operated for the same thing before but of course was not allowed by the