Item 01: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 21 August 1914 - 20 March 1915 - Page 185

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Thurs 18th
The infantry camped here went out on an all night bivouac yesterday afternoon; The inf. were supposed to be paid at dinner time yesterday, but for some reason or other the Col. of the 13th Battalion decided not to pay them until next week. shortly after dinner all the whole of the 13th paraded up & said "no pay" "no bivouac" there was a bit of an argument & the men were paid; (it would be a joke if the army went on strike) & marched away from camp at 5 oclock.
when we returned from town at 10.30, we could

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