July 1st – Kingston
Practical test in infantry training. Major Taylor said confidentially that Walker & I were the best.
July 2nd – Kingston
Exam in military Law.
July 3rd – Kingston
Exam in map reading.
July 4th – Kingston
Exam in anti-gas training.
July 5th – Kingston
Route march to Eastview. Appeared in orders – 2/Lt. R.C.O.C.
July 6th – Kingston
Irene & Bobby with Chapman family arrived in Kingston on 2.30 train.
July 8th – Kingston
Started ordnance training under Corp[oral] Milligan.
July 9th – Kingston
Went to Barryfield ranges for rifle & Bren Gun.
July 12th – Kingston
1st test in Ordnance. Made 831/2% ([Corporal] Milligan’s test).
July 13th – Kingston
Les Burton, Williamson & Buttrell were given send off party.
July 14th – Kingston
Les & party left Kingston under Williamson at 1.30am.
July 15th – Kingston
Pay parade. Don Ketcheson left to take post in Regina. Capt[ain] Norris [?] back from hospital started his ordnance lectures.
July 19th – Kingston
Visited No 3 Ordnance depot at Kingston. 2nd Ordnance exam 84%.
July 20th – [Kingston]
July 25th [or 20th?] – Kingston
L[ieutenan]t Moutier married. I was on guard of honor which formed arch of swords.
July 26th – Kingston
Attended Col[onel] Davey’s lecture at Vimy barracks 8.30pm.
July 29th – Kingston
Bert Campbell & Chapman warned for overseas draft.
July 31st – Kingston
Pay parade – 1st tax deduction.