Item 01: Sydney B. Young war diary, 13 May-24 July 1916 - Page 30
chief thought is to keep the Kaffirs in their place.
It is said that when the East Lancs, Essex and other English Regiments were here they married Kaffir girls, so that girls here did not have any thing to do with the soldiers until lately. They have all been called home now and African lads are in the garrisons here.
The police here are nearly all imported men, Dutchmen generally. A few days ago some of our 35th Boys had a big row in District 6 and several kaffirs were killed. Oranges grow plentifully here.