Item 07: Hector Brewer diary, 17 November-12 December 1918 - Page 131
informed by the Staff Capt. that I had just missed a berth on the Lancashire and would now have to wait a fortnight. I was rather relieved however at finding that I didn't have to rush straight away to a boat as I have a lot of stray important mail wandering around the country after me.
I have been allotted to a cubicle with a Capt. Butler and Lieut Owen both very decent chaps. Capt. Butler is a great hand at keeping the fire going as the weather is as frosty as the deuce I have rather a