Private Diary Blankenburg Mark
J.K. Dick Cunyngham Br Gen
Saturday Sept 7. Fine day. General Committee meeting at 9.15 a.m. to discuss furnishing of Common Rooms. Billiard Table dismantled & put in Franco-Belgian Dining Room. Played golf in the morning. Roll call at 1 p.m. & new Comdt Major Uhlig was introduced by a member of Inspection Staff from Berlin. Played singles Tennis with H 3to 4 p.m. Just before 5 p.m. new Comdt came to pay me his official visit & spoke English. Thinks I am very young for a General, he is 46 & only a Major! He has lately been in Flanders & has seen active service on East & West fronts. Also fought in China in Boxer Rebellion & met English troops.