Item 03: Walter Bruce Rainsford diary, 1 January 1916-31 December 1916 - Page 57
had a good look through – very pretty. After dinner in town I went off to a French lesson. Have put in 5 evenings of French fag last week with various people who are helping me – seem to be making pretty fair progress.
Tomorrow a Sgt. & 2 of our men leave Marseille for Australia via Le Harve & England to be discharged from the A.I.F. as permanently unfit – all after some months of active service.
Yesterday we got 20 rank & file as replacements from Base Depot, Etaples. (80)
Friday 9" June
Yesterday afternoon paid a visit to the Church of Notre Dame de la garde situated on a great hill from which one looks down on the whole city with the green clad hills in the background and the harbour