Item 01: John Duncan McRae diary, 5 October-11 December 1917 - Page 32

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an ill wind that blows no good for we will be able to evade 'drill' is somewhat misleading unless qualified by an explanation. Our physical 'drill' is of a most informal and most interesting kind. We skip, box, jump along in lines something like golly-wogs, and some of the contortions that the boys undergo in trying to master some of the new exercises are most amusing, and most of them, including the instructor, often tumble over with laughing. Our 'comforts' fund has also supplied cards, quoits, dominoes etc. for out use, so ou can see how well we can occupy our time. So much concerning our 'drill'.

Last night we3 saw for the first time in

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