Item 06: Sydney B. Young war diary, 2 February-1 September 1918 - Page 34

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where we were resting at about 15 miles an hour.
Having little to do we went on an expedition to the village as we had heard there were some fowls looking for a home. We got 3 and on coming out of the yard saw a tommy captain on horseback, and I laughed over it afterwards. Fancy me passing and saluting a captain with two chickens in a sack over my shoulder that were flapping all over the place with a sore throat. He returned the salute but I bet he said "those ---- Australians again".

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