Item 03: Sydney B. Young war diary, 15 October 1916-14 April 1917 - Page 81
said "Salts was no good for a cough. He Replied, "Mrs Jones little girl just came along
and I asked her how Mrs Jones cough was. She said "She is afraid to cough".
A new definition of a soldier is : - "A thing for holding beer"
Jan 4th This front is said to be a very quiet front yet a couple of nights ago we withdrew
our men (39th) from the front line trenches during a "strafe" and a german raiding party
took possession and surprised our men returning killing 7 and wounding