Item 01: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 21 August 1914 - 20 March 1915 - Page 166

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but would not parade sick, as they would think it was only to miss the parade; We got to our destination about midnight; & the lads were set in with picks & shovels & were digging until day-light, The first L. Horse boys struck a rather rough patch, as they struck solid rock at 3 feet; The night was rather cold coming on morning & it was very uncomfortable;

Sat 6th
It was after sunrise before we started for camp & we were all looking a bit the worse for wear when we arrived back; I was feeling rotten & slept all the

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