Item 02: Sydney B. Young war diary, 24 July-14 October 1916 - Page 29
we were given tea on the Peir. We played another programme from 7.30 till 9.30 when even larger crowd were there. They lined the slope down to the beach and encored every piece "Moonlight Bay" we couldn't play enough for them. Next day we were due to catch the tram at 9.30 to go back but the Mayor was so pleased with our performance & behavior that he wired for an extension of leave.
At 9.15 the answer had not come so we were lined up ready to go when we heard all the girls cheering and we wondered what was doing when the Mayor came along with a big smile on his face and a