Returned to duty from Mapping School to go as expert draughtsman to Forestry Corps.
Paymaster takes my paybook.
Leave Derby on 3 pm train. Should have been 2.18 but late. Alice sees me off. Arr. St. Pancras 5:30 pm. Leave Victoria for Seaford @6.25 & arrive 9:30 pm. Rained heavily.
Wire for & get 1 day xtension. Call on Mr. & Mrs. Wear & Harry Draycot of Derby.
At Mapperley I lecture on aeroplane photographs & war matters to the school in morning. Visiting in afternoon. Leave Mapperley to catch 3.3 train for Derby. Call on Mr. & Mrs. Bailey @ Stanley Grange. At Library in Derby for two hrs. Take Cousin Alice home. To see the Arcadians in evening with Alice, Alice (Jr.) & René (Mackay) Ripping.
Leave L’pl for Mapperley Mid Ry at 2:15 pm via Derby. Arr. Derby @ 5.33. Entrain @ Great North’n Ry @6.35 where my cousin Alice whom I called upon, sees me off. Arr. West Hallam 6.48 pm. Katie (Mrs. Draycot) is there to meet me & we walk 2 miles to Mapperley. Meet Lily (Childers) @ home.
Harry cannot get away from Rhyl. To Upton’s from 7 to 11 pm.
Sent £1 to S.M. Griggs by wire. Take train for Warrington to see Charles in Hospl. (Lord Derby’s) 3 miles out of Warrington. Catch 3.40 train for Bolton. Arr. 4.30. See [Jr.] & wife & Edith & Preston. Leave Bolton 8.35 pm L&N.W.Ry. Arr. L’pool 10.30 via Stanton le Willows.
Leave Seaford by 5.30 train on Monday 8th. Arr. London 7.50. Leave London either 7.50 or 8.50. Arr. L’pool 4.30 one hr. & ½ late.
Walk home & arrive 5.30 am.