Item 01: Sydney B. Young war diary, 13 May-24 July 1916 - Page 45

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26th Gambling seems to be the general thing here. It is not discouraged and on the deck ¾ or more of the men are playing poker euchre or nap.

27th Cruiser has been having some target practice the target being a buoy with a flag flying from it. Had A.M.C. Lecture. Crux as Follows:-
Broken Thigh bone
First pull broken leg to full extent keep feet together and if bleeding apply strangulation tourniquet. Utilise rifle or anything handy as splint and let it project 3 or 4" past foot. Tie feet, and both legs & splint tightly together. Wounds are painted with peroxide or

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