4 August, 1920

ask Mother to inform Poppy that they are not to worry about me, or wire or write , but to sit still and do nothing till they see me in person, probably early next week. They will hear nothing from me till they see me as all my movements are secret.…

3 August, 1920

The Court of Inquiry was held on this day. CHTL submitted a detailed report... interestingly there was no mention of playing cards, croquet, hay making or fishing!…

1 August, 1920

Hope to see you very shortly. Am going very strong up and about. Tell the family they wont hear from me till I am finally settled down. I have to be careful what I say in my letters.…

31 July, 1920

"My captors were delightful people," says General Lucas, "Of course I escaped at the first opportunity, but I have no complaint to make I was not a prisoner so much as an unwilling guest."…

30 July, 1920

I managed to escape through some bars in the window at 1PM this morning, and walked hatless in the pouring rain over bogs and mountains till about 7AM when I reached Pallas Green police barracks.…

29 July, 1920

29th July - No LetterSecret diary: No more entries Official diary: entry for 26th July continues…I stopped for a short time at CAHERELLY GRANGE or CASTLE till darkness and then proceeded to a farm just South of LANGFORD BRIDGE over the CAMOGIE RIVER I believe the farmhouse belongs to…