& punishments; also by the thoughtless & careless treatment of them by the N.C.O.'s placed over them.
Now they are almost all gone to various jobs in hospitals, and those that are left are off the parade ground on fatigue & staff jobs.
For my part, since I have been here I have attended but one morning parade fully, & two or three afternoon ones. The rest I have escaped by various means.
In the first place I secured a job in the drying room, which allowed me practically all day in which to read & write. After a time however, that