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.
Showery all day so stay indoors.
Wrote letter to Rector of Birstall, Co. Leic.
Sent transcript to Harry per Registered Mail.
Wrote letters to Rectors of Ashby, Folville, Waltham on Wolds, Laddington & Medbourne, Co. Leic.
Left Liverpool at 8.50 am train for Leicester. Arr. @ 11l45 am. To Archdeaconry of Leic. to peruse manuscripts ½ day. Charge 5/-. To see girls and Aunt Louise. Had an hour & half chat with them & caught train for London @ 5.48 pm. Arr. camp at 11 pm.
Harry & I take photos of sketches during day.
To Sq. Upton’s @ 7 pm. Stayed till 10.15 pm. In walking home I fall & damage my hand. Very painful.
Put in all day writing our family history.
Take Gert, Violet & Jessie out for a walk to Broadgreen.
*In Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland, public holidays are commonly referred to as bank holidays, and the two terms are often used interchangeably, although strictly and legally there is a difference. Bank holidays are holidays when banks and many other businesses are closed for the day. Public holidays are holidays which have been observed through custom and practice.