Sir Joseph John Talbot Hobbs personal diaries, Vol. II (14 January 1916 to 31 January 1917)

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reached Boulogne at 9.50 p.m. Put up at the Hotel De Paris. Jany 23rd. - beautiful cold, Bright morning - Boat left at 10 a.m. reached London at 2 p.m. Called at Horseferry Rd. Saw Gen Legge & reported to Bgd Gen McAnderson. Saw also Col. Ryan. Jany 26th. Had lunch at Junior United Service Club with Gen Legge present also Maj Gen McCay Bgd Gens Wisdom, Gellibrand, Antily, McAnderson and Surg Gen Howse, a unique gathering, 8 Aust. Generals. Afterwards went to His Majesty's Theatre & saw Chris Choir. Jany 27th. Saw Wisdom off to France at Charing X. Jany 28th. Hubert Parker & Col. Hurst called. Jany 30th. At Salisbury inspected Infty Training Bns & D Group.1s. 2nd under Col. Abbott. (L'. Col. Moffit accompanied me). Went to F. Art training camp at Laile Hill. Saw men at Work & Saw Col Mailer. Went on to Officers School at Tidworth, then to Sir Newton Moore, who was unwell & in bed. [Page] 103