Item 01: Henry Frederick Wallace Tucker diary, 14 September 1914-31 December 1915 - Page 188

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Nov. 6 Saturday 1915
Working all day
Went with D Pladell to see the large Breakwater that is being created at Alexandra. The undertaking is an immense one. Blocks of concrete are made in square weighing 45 tons each, & conveyed by rail to their resting place. 8 Blocks are made in a day. Went out to Mona Gardens for Tram ride
"Bacsheech". Had a long walk up the canal, watching the boats laden with coal etc - gliding along.
orders received to go to Mustapha to see DAAG 10. 30 on Monday

Nov. 7 Sunday 1915
no work today wrote a letter of sympathy to Mr Arthur at Plamley. Went to Church Rev. Mackie preached. Afternoon went out & saw Lieu Drummond at 17 Gen H. He told me that our lads had a fight with the Turks on the 4th of Nov no further particulars, Went to church Rev. Merrington was at the service.

Nov. 8 Monday 1915
Worked early in morning, & at 9. 30 AM went out with D. Pladell & Stewart to Mustapha, reported at Aus Adju – office 10. 30 AM, was kept waiting till 2. 30PM before our evidence was taken, arrived back at 5 PM.
Cpl McKoy gave his evidence. Worked till 7. 30PM.
Posted letters to Harry & Maude

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