Item 01: John Duncan McRae diary, 5 October-11 December 1917 - Page 8
Examined in Psychology 7 logic.
Reported at Vic. Barracks. Pies and tea and cake served out by young ladies to recruits. Marched to showground and issued with dungarees etc; inoculated; final medical examination. Made aware that we would sail for England on 10th Prox. Sworn In .
Marched to Railway Stn. Thence proceeded to Liverpool. There lectured by Adjutant and others on Camp duties, on the soldiers life generally, on his temptations and the attitude with which he should regard them. The Australian soldier has qualities hitherto unknown, but