Item 03: Sydney B. Young war diary, 15 October 1916-14 April 1917 - Page 49
to go to sleep, but could we? Well, hardly.
All through that night the monotonous rattle of the wheels, as she slowly crawled and
then stop suddenly and then a little further etc. till we yearned for morning.
At last it came but with it as usual did not come breakfast in fact it was 3 o'clock before
we were supplied with our days rations - iron rations – 5 biscuits and a tin of bully.
Next day we past through Calais. It has several canals or water streets on which were