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

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600 yards and on the end is a theatre. On arriving at the Peir
we stowed our instruments & stands in a room set apart for the purpose and fell out to be introduced to our hosts with whom we were to be billeted. In some cases the hosts themselves were their to meet us & where they could not come, a troop of boy scouts acted as guides. The biggest Hotels, The grand, The Hydro, The Victoria & Albert etc. each took 4 or 6, and in these places the ordinary tariff being 7 guins a week, and we being even more looked after than the guests did very well. Myself & mate were billeted with

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