Item 02: Sydney B. Young war diary, 24 July-14 October 1916 - Page 65
They were Australians.
They say the rates of pay are Privates 3½d Corps 5d serg. 7 per day They wear their stripes on their collars [sketch of collar]. They look perfectly happy and well fed.
10th Marched 7 miles to trenches near Shrewton with stretchers, where we had our first taste of stretcher work under service conditions at the front, returned at 3 o'clock.
12th Musketry and Range practice at Larkhill Ranges
Spent the morning marking
[sketch of target trench]
Today. App 1, 2, 300yds