Charles & I tour Leicester. I leave for Camp & Charles for L’pool & Rhyl to see Harry. Charles puts £60 in war bonds @ Leicester Post Office 15.12.17.
W.H. Beresford Esq. visits me @ Camp on Smiths Lawn. Brings cigars & tobacco.
Bro. Harry very ill with duodenal-ulcers below diaphragm. In Hospl. @ Rhyl. Charles out of Hospl. & @ London. He gets 65 pounds from lawyer makes it up to 75 pounds & invests it in war bonds.
*War Bonds were debt securities issued by a government for the purpose of financing military operations during times of war. It is an emotional appeal to patriotic citizens to lend the government their money because these bonds offer a rate of return below the market rate.