Archives for June 2018
To Widnes on the bike, with Gert & Harry.
On arrival home we find William & his family there. He is on leave pending going to France for 2nd time.
I finish my genealogical chart & Harry photographs it.
Germans making good progress for Paris. Have captured 10,000 prisoners.
To Picton R. Room & afterwards to Harry’s.
To Picton R.R. & Harry’s in afternoon.
Enemy making rapid strides for Paris.
To Picton reading room in afternoon. Then to Harry’s.
To Harry’s We take a walk around the American camp. English girls twitter around the camp forgetting their own poor Tommy in France.
As a Sergt. I am allowed to wear my Khaki & not Blues.
Take a run up to Harry’s from 3 to 8 pm.
* Convalescent Blues: the distinctive blue uniform that military authorities required recovering soldiers of the Great War to wear in hospital and in public. Made of a flannel and flannelette combination the uniform resembled ill-fitting pyjamas.