the 3rd. Bn.
So far we do not know which five out of the eight are picked for the next boat home.
30th Herb. Left on leave this morning with the remainder of his batch. They have all been granted 14 days leave prior to going home. Yesterday I signed two more papers in connection with my going home. 50 of us are to sail by the
first boat in February. This waiting and hanging about in this miserable hole is very trying.
31st Went on 24 hours leave to London to do