re-examined with all the other boys by the Doctor and passed for foreign service.
On Sept. 20th, we had a route march to Hoylake and this was a splendid day and well worth remembering. We crossed the river to Birkenhead and set off via Bidston. Halting in Moreton Village, we had our “morning beer” as Captain Temple put it and then got moving again and marched on to Hoylake and then formed up before the Royal Liverpool Golf House. Here we were split up into small parties to be entertained for lunch and I was one of the eight taken to the house of H.A.H. Rathbone who did us very well indeed. After lunch a picked party of men performed Swedish Exercises for the edification of the good people of Hoylake on the Green in front of the Golf House and thanks to the way Mr. Rathbone had
We had our “morning beer”