King diary, 1 April-31 August 1917 / James Clive Selwyn King - Page 34

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9th June
Another phase of our lives dawns today. We have the option of sport or drill. We choose the former & before we start I write this.

Two cricket teams try conclusions with the 4th F.A. while a football team plays scratch. It seems strange to watch the long procession of boys so recently mud stained, blood stained, wet, & cold running hurriedly about in full sports togs. - a spo consisting of a pair of boots, trousers cut off at the knee & a sweater, singlet or shirt, as the case is.

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