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Frank Swannell Diaries: Part I


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[page 2] January [3 to 5] 3 MONDAY [3-363] 1st Month 1916 Quarter Sessions Week Complete magazine - Walker Gray & I strike rock & then water in our epaulement dug out Lectures on slide rule & solution [triangle shape]s by Sine Method & Dodging Method

Ada's Xmas cake arrives - [Delate] Kloosh

4 TUESDAY [4-362] Reed ration & field allowance for 3 last days of November 14/3 Lectures on lines of fire & Displacement by Maj. Vereker & Lieut. Webster Study at night until midnight. Cup of cocoa with walker

[texts on left margin] $46 - Feb to Nov Dec cheques returned

Canadian Pay Mar 19 - 20s May 12 25f Jne 14 10 f

5 WEDNESDAY [5-361] 4th 45m A.M. (Greenwich) Dividends due at Bank Lectures & practical work on observation of fire - extra lectures on guns in field & mountings Revolver arrives Maj Vereker's rule for conversion of centimeters to inches "multiply by 4 & use common sense" Walk around in evening with Walker & Warring - Courting couples numerous as rabbits on the Ingenika - 2 search lights playing pver Pembroke

[texts on left margin] Mrs W Bates Mrs Ds brother Hardwicke Mr. Aylesbury , Bucks