Item 03: Walter Bruce Rainsford diary, 1 January 1916-31 December 1916 - Page 64
barracks & prison. Had a look through the Fort and then caught a tram out to Allauch – a full
one hour's journey into the country. Getting out at the terminus I enquired the distance to St. Julien, another terminus and found it to be 6 kilomètres. After some light refreshment, off I started on my little stroll and I arrived at St Julien about 50 minutes later after quite an enjoyable tramp along a narrow winding roadway between fertile fields & little homesteads with the peasants hard at work getting in the ripe barley.
I arrived at St. Julien just in time to miss a tram but a labourer & his wife kindly gave me a lift in their cart to Beaumont where I dropped off to make my "au revoirs" to some people before leaving Marseille. The people who gave me a ride proved to be Italians