Diary of Alfred Burton Welch

Monday 12-26-98

Slept all a.m. and felt sad the rest of the day. Sung at 4th Cav. funeral, als our band turned out. Very hot. Fix and from 14th over at supper time and then went with Sergt Burtt, went a’ Luneta. Minny band played. Native houses & shops all lit up –for this is a week of fiestas and cock fighting.