Item 02: Sydney B. Young war diary, 24 July-14 October 1916 - Page 61
the slope with ever-increasing speed When the ascending lever was pulled over and the machine rose like a bird.
In one of the sheds were 4 "Bristol Scouts" ready to be sent over to France. These aeroplanes are the best they have for manoeuvring.
We then played a few marches while the Aero. Officers dined then marched down and awaited our troops whom we played back to camp.
8th Marched to Shrewton Where the troops were instructed in trench war
efare and manoeuvres while we enjoyed a quiet siesta under