Sunday May 3
Section stalks during morning near Old Ruins above camp. Wrote in afternoon. Playing cards in evening. Started our shift on guard at road block.
Monday May 4
Continued with road block guard. Washed all clothes and had wash(?) by well.
Tuesday May 5
Early reveille. Transported in lorries to range at Idlib. Firing bren & rifles. Arrived back at 3.30PM. Weather becoming very warm.
Wednesday May 6
Small routine march to Monastery of Thousand Virgins during morning. Played cards in afternoon & evening. Passed in battle dress.
Thursday May 7
Another small routine march down bitumen road past drome. On drome at night.
Friday May 8
Had our 20 mile march leaving camp at 6.30AM. Cut across trench through fields passing many olive groves. Passed through 4 native villages reaching road 15 miles from camp at midday. Arrived home at 3PM. Thoroughly done. Went to well, had a makeshift shower – beautiful cool water.
Saturday May 9
Easy morning. Pay. Leave to Aleppo in afternoon. Visited Citadel and saw “Strange Cargo”.
Sunday May 10
On cook house fatigues. Received cable from Marg.