Item 02: Sydney B. Young war diary, 24 July-14 October 1916 - Page 65

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They were Australians.

They say the rates of pay are Privates 3½d Corps 5d serg. 7 per day They wear their stripes on their collars [sketch of collar]. They look perfectly happy and well fed.

10th Marched 7 miles to trenches near Shrewton with stretchers, where we had our first taste of stretcher work under service conditions at the front, returned at 3 o'clock.

12th Musketry and Range practice at Larkhill Ranges
Spent the morning marking

[sketch of target trench]

Today. App 1, 2, 300yds

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