the canal bank & saw the locks working. I then had lunch of steak & chips in St. Omer and heard the band in the afternoon.
In the evening we held a little sing-song service in the Y.M. & I had the pleasure of playing the hymns for the boys & this reminded me vividly of old times.
Aug. 27. The 2nd Divn. was inspected by Major. Genl.. Smythe this morning, and we had a half-holiday after dinner. Ruskin's "Unto this last" was finished this afternoon. We held a Fellowship meeting in the Y.M. after tea.
Aug. 29. 2nd Divn. was reviewed by Field Marshal Haig to-day. He remarked on the good turn out & clean equipment.
Aug 30. I was on picquet at a street corner in Argues, commencing at 10 A.M.
We sl The picquet slept in the school.