Left Wylde Green at 9:15 am, at Nuneaton 11 am and arrive at Mr. Wagstaffe’s at 11.30. Went for walk with Mr. Wagstaffe visited Old Church and other places. Returned home and had dinner with the family. Left at 3:40 for Leicester on Midland Road. Arrive at Leicester at 4:45. Called on Mrs Draycot (Aunt) stayed 15 minutes and off to Sileby by the 5:40 train. Met the girls at [Yatin and Son] and then on to Loom’s and had refreshments. Girls called at 7 pm and we walk into Seagrave. Great reception at home. Long talks till past midnight then to bed. Mrs Draycot of Humberstone died on 30th Jan 1915.
To Birmingham Library at 12 noon and derived some valuable information regarding Draycot and family. To Wylde Green at 7 pm.
A serge jacket arrives from Oxford (Quartermaster Symonds).
Introduced to Miss White.
*Serge Jacket – Serge is a type of twill fabric used to make military uniforms.
Parade at 9 am and receive transport later to Birmingham on sick furlough for one month. Also receive 10 shillings from the Hospital Office.
Take leave of all sisters in Ward 6 and leave Oxford by 11:20 train. Met a Mr. Burden of Dilham Stoke-on-Trent, he bought cake and tea for me at Banbury and conducted me across Birmingham. Arrive at Wylde Green at 1:30 pm and met by Sophie at the Station. Sent Telegram to Cyril Green at Birmingham he telephones in for appointment. Introduced to Sophie ’s husband Doctor White