Item 01: Henry Frederick Wallace Tucker diary, 14 September 1914-31 December 1915 - Page 36

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Feb. 16 Tuesday 1915
White washing stones Officers Mess.
Went into Cairo with letters for Major Fuller also Registered Parcel to Australia to Maude.
Visited Zoo, a complete assortment of animals, best ever seen.
Garden beautifully laid out
returned 10. 30 train
Col Cox visiting canal.
Major Fuller sitting on Board.
Regiment foot drill

Feb. 17 Wednesday 1915
Col Cox still absent.
Regiment foot drill
Major Fuller sitting on Board this morning. Afternoon sitting postponed.
Col Cox returned to camp tonight.

Feb. 18 Thursday 1915
Foot drill for regiment
General Birdwood O. C. of Australia & N. Zealand Regiments visited camp for inspection.
Afternoon Parade saddles on horses led around
Col Cox & Major Fuller visiting around Maadi.
Lecture on Ancient Egypt in recreation tent – largely attended very interesting

Feb. 19 Friday 1915
20 men from different squadrons sent to remount Depot to look after Horses.
Foot drill in morning.
Leading horses with saddles on in afternoon.
Major Fuller purchased £25 worth of fancy goods for Australia parcelled up in 5 bundles ready. Serg R D Jones called Col Cox out this evening.
Major Fuller Field Officer from 6 PM to 6 PM tomorrow

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