Sunday 9 December 1917
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Posted notes yesterday at Malta & cabled Laura we had got this far safely – still at Malta. Ask JOE to post me a small tin of LIGMOline, I still have the rash – at intervals.
We are waiting for a convoy to escort us as a large boat was struck this morning
from British W. India. Wife & I We went for a long tram ride to see an old submarine on the shore near here. A 3 Card man tried to get me to play on the top of the tram, but I am not a tenderfoot.