The Mater sends a cake and jam. In afternoon, to Eye Hospital on Walton St. Eyes tested by Captain Ward, Eye Specialist. Left at 3:45 pm (arrive there at 2:15).
To Madam Isobel M. Burrows of Norham House, and Norham Gardens to tea on invitation. Arrive at 4 pm met Mr Burrows, Mrs Burrows and other ladies. Magnificent apartment. Gee! It’s great to be rich. Left at 5 pm in a cab provided by my host and hostess. Their only son is a prisoner in Germany. Mr Burrows is a cousin of Admiral Jellicoe.
*John Jellicoe, 1st Earl Jellicoe – A British Royal Navy officer who fought in the Egyptian war and the Boxer Rebellion. He commanded the Grand Fleet (the main fleet of the Royal Navy) during WWI and served as First Sea Lord until he was removed from the position in 1917 due to his pessimism about Britain’s chances to defeat German U-boats.