Item 03: Sydney B. Young war diary, 15 October 1916-14 April 1917 - Page 46
districts where the growing of Silver beet and dairying seemed the predominating
The first part of the trip was through hilly country and we passed through many very long
tunnels. The next town of importance was Rouen, in Normandy, the Birthplace of
William the Conqueror.
Several Manufacturing towns we saw next and at every crossroad along the line were
blue uniformed French sentries on guard. Instead of the Mileage system of measuring
the metric system is used here