patients were wanted to go on the staff as orderlies in place of those drafted out and I
had a chance of a good job, being a bandsman but, not for me.
Apr 2nd At 10.30 a.m. we left Harefield Hospital to go on 14 days furlough and arrived at
our Military Headquarters at noon. I got my pass & free railway warrant to Glasgow
after waiting about for 2½ hours while they were making out the books. We then went to
the Pay Office and drew