Most of the sea-sick have now recovered, and the decks are crowded and blocked by groups of gamblers. We are beginning to settle down to our monotonous ship-board life.
There are just three out of the original 23rd Artillery aboard. I wonder where all the rest are.
[Note – ‘23rd Artillery’ is a reference to the artillerymen who left New Zealand as part of the 23rd Reinforcements in April 1917]