Item 02: Henry Frederick Wallace Tucker diary, 1 January - 31 December 1916 - Page 237

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Sunday 17 December 1916
Left Bayud at 11 a.m. for Port Said. Met Staff Capt. Britton at Station & went with Him to Cairo. Stayed at Hostel night.

Monday 18 December 1916
Spent day in Cairo buying up Goods etc. for Regiment & left for Port Said by 6-15 p.m. Train. Stayed at De la Port tonight.
Our limber Waggons arrived from Kantara taking 4 days to cover the distance.

Tuesday 19 December 1916
Spent day at Port Said buying up Goods etc. & left by 6-30 p.m. Train for Kantara where I stayed at Detail Camp & made arrangements for conveying Goods to East Kantara early tomorrow.

Wednesday 20 December 1916
Left Kantara with Goods for Abd by 10 a.m. Train arriving in Camp 9-30 p.m. with Camels.
Letters from Home dated 5th Nov.
The trip with a large Quantity of Goods is anything but pleasant, & to top the lot when one has to work a train of Camels at night for 9 miles over a Desert.

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