Item 03: Sydney B. Young war diary, 15 October 1916-14 April 1917 - Page 12
Every time the battalion is on Parade, the Major after calling the Parade to attention he
always finishes with roaring "Stand steady the band". At a concert the other night given
mainly by bandsmen, the Major acted as chairman and gave a song.
Every now and then some of the men would sing out "Stand Steady the Band" but the
Major only smiled and took it in good part.
Our doc. is a good old sport. Every time we play at the officer's mess he shouts us a
drink and gives us boxes of 20 "Greys" (Cigs)