Item 03: Sydney B. Young war diary, 15 October 1916-14 April 1917 - Page 101
grandfather came a week too late as he died 3 weeks ago. He went very fast the last
week or two. His hearing went, his sight went and his voice was so low as to be almost
indistinguishable. Then came the end.
Uncle was very thoughtful. He put a wreath on the coffin labelled "from James &
England bids fair to become almost in the grip of a famine. Potatoes are a great luxury,
Sugar is not