Item 01: Sam Norris war diary, 1 February 1915 -1 May 1915 - Page 57

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silver table given by K of K. In the centre of the dome is written the first chapter of the Koran (144 altogether). We had this recited to us. We tramed back to Ezbekiak Gardens for tea. Backgammon is a very popular game in the cafes here & hookahs are smoked in all of them. In the Citadel there was a hospital tent full of convalescent Indian troops. They were wounded on the Canal by the Turks. Among them I discovered Ray Singh the Indian hawker that often called upon the Cape Bridgewater people. He was not wounded. All of them belonged to the 27th

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