Item 03: Sydney B. Young war diary, 15 October 1916-14 April 1917 - Page 60
in French money.
British money is worth 16 2/3% more than French, that is £1 in British money is
worth £1-3-4 or its equivalent here.
There are canteens here for British troops where all goods are sold under British
wholesale price. The reason for this is that by the courtesy of the French Government
all goods for the troops here are allowed into the country duty free, consequently they
are able to supply goods at a greatly reduced rate.
In the Y.M.C.A. is a very good piece of philosophy