Item 07: Hector Brewer diary, 17 November-12 December 1918 - Page 27
R.T.O. who found fault with a lot of things but we didn't give a damn for him.
Captain Gilchrist put forward a preposterous proposal to Capt. Benson after failing to do so without his (Capt. Benson's) permission re turning our billet and company mess into a
n divisional officers club for waifs and strays who came off long train journeys. He drew a storm of abuse on to himself from both the worthy skipper and myself and he received no sympathy from Captain Myrkle (Staff Trainee on Division) who was himself practically homeless and without a batman.