Item 02: Arthur John Moore diary, 11 November 1916-11 January 1918 - Page 100
Wed. July 18. Toby Barton is painting a drop curtain, which should be some class, when its finished.
Thursday. July 19. Anniversary of the Battle of Fromelles & our first time in action. Ted Jane busy on a new back scene for our Stage. To celebrate the Ambulance's baptism of shelling, we had Stew for Dinner & Bread & Jam for Tea. This is one of our Butterless Days.
Friday. July 20 Spent quite a busy day getting ready for tomorrows Concert.
Sat. July 21st Concert in the Mess Hut at 7.30. At this morning's rehearsal Orace fell on his sword & got knocked out. Capt. Howard fixed him up. He said that Orace had a touch of hemmorage of the Lungs, so he must have got a nasty knock. He's got the wind up alright, & turns pale on my approach.