Item 02: Sydney B. Young war diary, 24 July-14 October 1916 - Page 59

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We passed 2 graves of flying men with stones erected on the spot where they were killed.

[sketch of observation balloon]

Type of captive observation balloon used over the camps on Salisbury plains

6th Ordinary routine again.

7th March through Figheldean where we left the troops to go on skirmishing, while we broke of and paid a visit to the Royal Flying school. At this school are 200 officers, and the whole of the quarters are large bungalow-shaped buildings made of Fibro-cement.

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