Item 01: Sydney B. Young war diary, 13 May-24 July 1916 - Page 53
itions and management is in the hands of Frenchmen.
Alongside of us is also a big awkward looking French Battleship with Two funnells at each end of it.
Soon after we came in we played "Marseillaise" while our officers stood to attention. Our Colonel then led us in 3 cheers for the French, which was answered by a hearty cheer from the French Battleship.
The houses and buildings of Dakar are, to us,