Item 01: Sydney B. Young war diary, 13 May-24 July 1916 - Page 10
ets to preserve my sanity. Slept on the table as the hammocks are not the most pleasantly scented beds I have slept in.
24th 5 a.m. Still on table boat taking waves broadside on like an exaggerated see-saw. Am sliding up & down the table and waiting for the extra big one that is going to slide me off over the end on to the floor. Second thoughts I get dressed. Signaller Jones "C" Company died during the night with pneumonia. Word was quietly passed round to hold the day in respect as much as possible. Service