Ward diary, 6 October 1914 - 28 July 1915 / Eric Harford Ward - Page 14

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Apr. 9 – Wrote short censored notes to Mother, Aunt Jess, Amy Mitchell & Ruby Barrett. Still in harbour Alexandria. Wild Woodbine Cigarettes on sale on board 1d. Pkt. General Birdwood's stuff come aboard. Generals & Staff came aboard 4 p.m.
Apr. 7 – Oh, Ha! Appointed L/Corporal to date from 7/4/15.
10 – Left Alexandria 8 a.m. Smooth sea. Orderly Cpl. Pay Day Rcd. £1.
11 (Sunday) – Island of Crete on Starboard side 8 a.m. Passed troopship with pontoon in tow. Land all day. Lecture by General Birdwood to Officers & N.C.O's. I went. General Bridges & Staff present. Special

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