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.
Say goodbye to Dr. & Mrs. Miller & travel by the 10 past 5 pm train. Dr. Miller sees me off on the platform.
Harry meets me @ Lime Street Liverpool & we walk home together.
I go to No. 5 Canadian Military Hospital for admission & they take me in.
Dr. M. forbids me to travel ‘till tomorrow. I send a wire to Lee & receive reply “Enter Hospital. [Query no.] writing.”
To Rowley Park to see Blackshaw’s with Mrs. & Dr. Miller. I stay till 10 pm.
I receive wire from Hdqts. To “Enter Hospital without delay”.
Dr. M. and I go out to Endon for a days rabbit & —– shooting. Get many rabbits.
Lovely weather. Hot.
To St. Thomas’s Priory and on to Whitgreave, Hyde Lea and Rowley Park.
To Wm. Salt Library in afternoon.
For a walk with Dr. Miller taking the dogs out for a run. The dogs get two ducks.