Route march round Chartham, the country looked lovely. Football in the afternoon and played whist with the old folks at night.
Sunday. Wesleyan Morning and Evening with Stan, Ben, Bon, Robbie and Harper.
Monday. We held the trenches at Street End against the rest of the battalion. Our section and another had to hold a small wood on the left of the position and as we got into it we found a party of men fixing up a machine gun. We captured it and took it to the trench. The whole affair was a farce, they would all have been wiped out easily.
Tuesday Jan 26th.
The Sittingbourne Incident.
In the afternoon orders came from the orderley room that 18 men were required with full kit on there immediately. I
The whole affair was a farce