Item 02: Sydney B. Young war diary, 24 July-14 October 1916 - Page 75
We then went through West Lavington which is almost a town, by far the largest of the villages we have yet visited. This is accounted for by the fact that the train runs close by the town. We saw a few old houses with inscriptions that they had been built by public subscription for the people who had been ruined by the Great Flood. We also passed a home for old pensioners.
We then came to market Lavington where we were billeted in farm-houses. As usual we came off best and were billeted together on the second floor