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Sunday, 7 January 1917

Fine & warm again. Mule watching an enemy plane flying over – a big mob of PELICANS came along in their usual PHALANX formation & as one wag says said "the Orderly Sergeant behind to see they keep their "dressing & don't fall out". Very few game birds here except a few ducks & plover.

[This sentence crossed through.] Parcel from Selfridges sent by Lance - I have been very lucky of late in receiving letters & parcels.

Brigadier inspected lines always know Sunday by his visits.

Church Parade – Padres could tell us a lot of interesting stuff about this Country if they knew. Am sorry to see by Papers "Carbinder" is dead – I rode GUNSHOT at Romani a good horse.

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