Sunday 7th February 1915 - Diary of HV Reynolds
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Diary of an Anzac
Please note: Care has been taken to transcribe these entries without alteration to preserve the original language of Herbert Vincent Reynolds.
'Ralph Clark and myself went over to Luna Park* at Heliopolis and has such a good time, this place is not equal to the one at St. Kilda, but the prices are very much lower. They have a winter chute, scenic railway and other side shows, the place has been closed up for a time and has only been going since the troops arrived here.'
*Luna Park at Heliopolis was used as an Auxiliary hospital from the landing in 1915.
For the classroom: What reasons might they have for converting this amusement park into a hospital? Would anyone still be using it after April 1915?