Item 03: Walter Bruce Rainsford diary, 1 January 1916-31 December 1916 - Page 60
following day we learnt that no. 2 G.H. was to move to Boulonge and the O.C. with 2 officers & 25 men left the same night as an advance party while the remainder of us are still here.
On Wednesday night at 11 o'clock all clocks & watches throughout France were put forward on hour as the result of a day-light saving bill passed by the French Parliament. And it is indeed daylight saving – not being dark now until sometime after 9 p.m.
Yesterday evening went for a stroll through the slum area of the city. Marvellous how men, women & children can live among such surroundings, the streets being nothing more than dark, dirty, rough & narrow lanes into which the sun never shines. (81)
Tuesday 25 June
On Sunday afternoon
w went out to