Church parade at 9:30 for C of E Lance Corporal Lightbody holds service in a barn. Well attended. Hymn singing, prayers and lessons.
Church parade at 4:30 pm. Voluntary, only 15 men attend.
Church Parade at an old parish church with the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry and Canadian Contingent at 9:30 am.
Walked to Queen’s Canadian Hospital. Colonel – Astor’s country house 3 miles from Shorncliffe. Saw an English Airship – Cigar shape. It alighted on the Astor Estate
No sleep at night.
*British Airships – The development of British Airship s was far behind that of Germany during WWI. Most airships developed by the British Military were used for observation, often by the navy searching for German U-boats. The British Army preferred development of fixed wing airplanes to that of the airship.
At Quirts 9 am. To Cambie St. grounds to see the militia assemble for Church Parade attended by Mrs Quirt. Home to Quirt’s at 10:30 am. I go to Methodist Church with Mr Quirt. Myrtle is away at Ocean Bay. Leave Quirt’s at 3 pm for Lynn Valley. At Neat’s for supper. In evening I to Church. Reverend Hooper preaches. Sermon on “memory”. Back to Neat’s & home at 10