Charles leaves L’pool for Ripon Camp @ 5.30 pm & I at 5.20 pm for Stafford en route for Windsor Park. Harry & Gert see us off. I stay at Stafford as my eyes are troubling me. Report to Doctor Miller.
Harry, Charles, Gertie & self go for cycle ride thru Knowsley, West Derby, Knotty Ash, etc. Lovely day & thoroughly enjoyable.
Charles & I take a trip down town to see time tables re trains. Call on way back @ William’s, [Holling….] etc.
I finish genealogical chart.
At Harry’s & a great welcome. Charles is home. We have merry time.
Stayed all night at YMCA. Aunt Alice ill in bed with Hemorrage. Leave Derby for Bolton via Manchester at 3.30 pm. Reach Bolton at 7.30 pm. Stay the night.
I go on leave to Leicester, Derby & Liverpool. Call at Rothley Rectory (Rev. Jones). Run through the Register there. Have lunch with family & leave afterward for Derby to visit Aunt Alice.
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Pay day – £1. In front of Combatant Board & they recommend me for medical examination.
1st Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Over the top @ 5.30 am.
I make application for leave to Canada for 3 months. Gave application to Capt. Rix, OC, C. Coy, Canadian Forestry Corps.