I am presented to Colonel Buller & Major Hamilton Gault & congratulated on my excellent sketching & map drawing.
I trace and sketch all morning for Mr. MacDougall the intelligence officer & again in afternoon.
Appointed Regimental Topographer.
Battalion goes into trenches, I leave billet at 6:30 PM.
I to Ouderdom with Battalion headquarters for map drawing. Promoted to full corporal.
Awakened at 8 am still feeling tired. Am cutting hair all day. Partook of a bottle of Champagne, good for my cold.
Evening Service (Methodist) by Private Lightbody of Princess Pats. Many attend, sing hymns.
Major Hamilton Gault, Captain MacDonald, Lieutenant Molson, Lieutenant MacKenzie, Lieutenant Curry arrive last night to join us.