Up at 5 am. Breakfast prepared by Sister Gerard at 6 am. Said goodbye to Sister who burst into tears. She was amiable, generous & kindhearted. We leave Orpington Stn. at 7.50 am for London. Go to Tower of London to assemble. There are parties from Bearwood, Epsom, etc. Take train for Tilbury Docks at [Mark Lane!]. Board transport (ambulances) at No. 64 at 1 pm. Move down Thames & anchor till morning. S.S. Kyber Pass.
*SS Khyber was a 9,000 ton ship operated by the Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company (P & O Line).