Item 04: Sydney B. Young war diary, 15 April-19 September 1917 - Page 14

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1d for 10 1½ for 20. Consequently they are very scarce.
Concert at 7.15 by Southampton Party.

16th The general term for anybody detailed for duty of for any disagreeable job is to say they "Came a gutser" I have "come a gutser" I expected more from the examination than I got viz Lance Corporal, but I have prospects. One of the disappointed candidates said if the examiner's brains were dynamite they wouldn't blow his hat off.

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