Item 01: Sydney B. Young war diary, 13 May-24 July 1916 - Page 83
The next thing we saw was an old disused well, covered over by thatched roof with a wheel by which a bucket was drawn up.
We then crossed over some private ground and entered a wood.
These woods are only a small portion of the original forest, and seem like islands on the grassy plains. They are very thick and present a very picturesque appearance. On entering the wood we notice that there are about 10 different kinds of trees and the ground is covered with buttonhole or ornamental