Item 02: Sydney B. Young war diary, 24 July-14 October 1916 - Page 34

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houses and apples and pears growing on the wall like Ivy. The flowers, Roseries etc. I cannot describe they are beyond imagination especially the begonias.

Part of this abbey was pulled down by Oliver Cromwell and big blocks of masonry lie about upset

At 4 o'clock we played till 4.30 and then moved off to the station in a special tram playing "auld acquaintance". The parting with the people on the station was quiet touching. Indeed some of the girls were crying and at 5.30 the train moved

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