E.S. "Gordon" Lacey - Diary 2

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Pte. E S. Lacey [crossed out] 10th Reinf. [crossed out] 53rd Batt.

A Coy. 35th A.I.F Abroad

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Enlisted Sunday 3rd June 1917. Entered Show Ground Camp on Thursday 12th July. Went to Liverpool on Tuesday 24th Sent on final leave till Friday 27th Had a send off and a jolly good time, only felt mighty funny when I had to make a bit of a speech. 1st Aug. Put on sailing list & given Regt. no. 2nd We

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fell in at 2 a.m. and after a bit of breakfast we marched to the station and got the train I will never forget the ride into Sydney. Every time we passed a train there would be a lot of "Cock-a-doodle-dooing" & when we got to Sydney there was a "divil" of a row. I met [Doso], Peg, Pearl, & [Mr?] Waters & they marched down to Wooloomooloo Bay with me and said goodbye

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