Item 03: Sydney B. Young war diary, 15 October 1916-14 April 1917 - Page 79
This at first makes one thing the people intelligent but on looking at the new and
apparently unopened state of the books (except the religious species) makes one revert
to the idea of simple ignorance of the French peasantry. They must however be very
sincere in their faith judging by the pictures on the walls of every room.
On one side of the Bridge by where we were working (?) was France and on the other
Belgium so that we have been in Belgium.
The people in Armentieres must love Bread & Butter,