Item 02: Sydney B. Young war diary, 24 July-14 October 1916 - Page 23
Tramcar was waiting to convey us to the Princess Peir. The people had not seen very many Australians before and they gave us such a reception that confirmed our idea that the English people stand alone in hospitality.
Our tram drive down beautiful though narrow streets lined by chestnut trees was very enjoyable. At the Clock Tower we got off the tram and played "Wessbury" as we marched to the Princess Pier.
Princess Peir & Gardens are one of the features of Torquay The peir runs out into the Bay, called Torbay, about