26th September 1916

At Halifax. The two transports left the jetty during the night and were replaced by two more. These have been embarking troops during the day, one leaving the jetty midst great cheers at 5 p.m.

Leave to Petty Officers given from 4-45 p.m. to 8 p.m. S. B. S. has gone.

Signal made this evening asking ships’ companies to cheer the transports as they pass.

Signal informed us this afternoon of the entering of the important town of Combles by the British – good news.

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