Item 01: John D. Wilson diary, 18 May-27 July 1916 - Page 123
Monday Wednesday July 26. 1916
Here we are at last. There is every convenience. Houses to sleep in, hot & cold baths, a canteen. The number four house is 28 & it will accommodate 30 men. We were allotted to various Houses before dinner, 3 pioneers in each house along with a platoon of B. company. Our House is No 14 & it's accommodating 30 men. There is plenty of room & tables for writing.
Tuesday Thursday July 27. 1916.
A hot steamy day, most unpleasant. I was drilling with B. Company. Paraded sick this evening as I had a sore throat & chest. [Following shorthand is not transcribed.]