infantry battalionOct 6th 1915

Davidson and I had a long and weary interview with the Colonel and after much argument persuaded him to include our two names on a list which is being made of officers recommended to go and command some of the new infantry battalions being formed. I am probably too junior to be accepted but they may take me. I shall forsake the cavalry forever if I go. It is a rotten service to be in, in war time…..