Item 03: Sydney B. Young war diary, 15 October 1916-14 April 1917 - Page 10
writers coming to a place like this for inspirations and characters for their works. The
holly is looking lovely now covered with red berries which seem to say "Christmas is
coming. Blackberries grow all along the side of the road covered with ripe berries.
We were given at Salisbury a lot of Chestnuts and when we got back to camp we sat
round the heating stove roasting them.
We enjoyed them very much. They are something like a sweet potato to taste. They
were also going to