Item 03: Sydney B. Young war diary, 15 October 1916-14 April 1917 - Page 80

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Fried eggs & chips & coffee as this is practically the only meal that can be
obtained here.
We play a programme every afternoon now in billets at 2.30.

30th Concert in billets which was very decent. One joke I think worthy of recording: -
(A Chemist left a new assistant in charge of his shop with instructions to do his best for
any patients that might come along, and on his return asked how he got on. He Said "I
only had one patient, old Mrs Jones with a bad cough. "What did you give her ??.          
"2 packets of Salts". The chemist was surprised &

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