Item 07: Hector Brewer diary, 17 November-12 December 1918 - Page 97
for Blighty at 9 A.M. and arrived at Folkestone at 11.30 A.M. after
the the roughest trip I have ever experienced in the channel. The many sick people around us almost made me seasick too.
We reached Victoria Station London at 2.30 p.m.
Having disposed of my valise and unnescessary kit I went out to see my friend in West Kensington to see if they could put me up for the night as I had failed to obtain lodgings in London anywhere. All the hotels were crowded and our club filled to overflowing. I found the house deserted save for the occupant of the