Series 02: Anne Donnell diary, 29 December 1917 - 31 January 1919 - Page 178

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June 28 Friday
Had the day off. Wrote until 2.30 then went to visit Stella at Hayes. She & baby are very well. On top of the Uxbridge bus a man in the seat behind me said which State do you come from Sister" - On looking around I expected to see someone in blue or kakki but he had on ordinary working clothes and a badge that I had not seen before with the Aus Coat of Arms & Aus in letters underneath. He had been 10 days in Blighty and was fed up with things (or not fed up for that was the trouble). He came over with 13 others as Special Munition Workers. They couldn't get enough to eat & not proper accommodation

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