Item 01: Sydney B. Young war diary, 13 May-24 July 1916 - Page 22
went for a 10 mile route march to Sea point via Green Cape. There we had lunch which we carried in haversacks and returned via the Beach road along by the Ocean to the troopship arriving at 4.30 we were then dismissed from 5 till 12 a grand Smoke concert being given in our honor at the Opera House So much for the Routine.
The first thing that struck me was the the great mountains at the foot of which Capetown lies. These form a grand and picturesque background and looking from the sea the view is