August 3 Tuesday 1915
Left Cairo by 7. 30 AM train with the party under Col. Grice for Alexandra. Arrived here 12 AM staying at Hotel-de-Rome near the Square. The Post Office is only 5 minutes walk & the ocean the same distance. Went to Thos Cook's re kit bag, also to Mustapha Barracks. Had tea 6 PM worked from 7 PM to 8. 30 PM
Feeling very tired
August 4 Wednesday 1915
Working today feeling much better
Hours of work 8. 30 AM till 12. 30 PM, 2. 30 PM till 5. 30 PM, 7 PM to 8. 30 PM.
August 5 Thursday 1915
Worked all day feeling well
After work tonight I walked around the principal streets of Alexandra. Weather is beautifully cool.
August 6 Friday 1915
Walked round at 7 PM to Eastern Telegraph Comp, & sent cablegram to Maude. "Birthday greetings love"worked all day feeling well
General – came & inspected post office today