December 6, 1918
Excerpts from the diary of Green Howards soldier, Stanley Harrison, spanning Armistice day 1918 to the first peacetime Christmas for four years.
Dec. 6th. Reveille 4 a.m. Disembarked at 6 a.m. in darkness. Goodbye to ship life. Glad to get off. Grand R see of blankets. Terribly cold morning. Taken to billets. R.M.L.I. not as good as RE huts. 3 fires, scrounging wood. Rations (R.M.L.I.) very good. Better dinner today than we had for ages. Canteen opened. Cig issue saved situation. Things improving. Supper of fried biscuits.