waiting for us. After which I had a sleep followed by a bath at an hotel in St. Margaret’s St.
Monday Dec. 21st. Inspected by Sir Ian Hamilton, General of the Central Forces. It was bitterly cold waiting for him to come along and two of our fellows fainted with the long stand at attention. Little Company Drill in the afternoon and in the evening went with Stan to Ben and Bob’s billet and spent an enjoyable time with them till the evening roll call.
Tuesday. Football match in the afternoon, F Company v H. I wasn’t picked for our Company’s team as of course we had some good men. Good game after being down 2-0 we got three and they equalised close on time.
Wednesday. Out with Battalion in
Two of our fellows fainted