With Daisie all over London buying uniform etc. Daisie saw me off at Waterloo by the 4.50. There are 8 of us going, but only two on this train, Colonel Ward. R.H.A. and myself. Reached Southampton and went on board S/S Vera. No dinner, sailed 9 p.m. I command the troops about 1000 men on such a small boat, weather fine – good crossing.