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found that the Order had never been issued from Headquarters. So evidently it was a case of the working of wheels within wheels for some reason and the commotion all ended in a mull.

In brief I'll try and remember a few interesting items that have happened. We are all in turn going to have a fortnight's furlough – Isn't that lovely?

Six of our Sisters have been mentioned in despatches and are going to get the Royal Red Cross – Lucky beggars I wish I could get it. Rush is one of them.

The Duke of Connaught paid the Hospital a visit one afternoon, which was an inconvenience to everybody. All leave was stopped for the Patients and the Sisters who had days off had to come back & stand to. And after all he only visited 2 or 3 of the Wards.

Of Course there was Xmas & New Year and nothing out of the way happened. The boys appeared to have a happy day – we had our ward prettily decreated with paper almond blossoms. The New Year passed in ever so quietly – not even the tinkle of a bell. So different to how we heralded in 1916 at Lemnos.

I have been to London 3 times but I'm not keen on it unless it is to go to a matinee or do something definite. However fascinating

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