Item 01: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 21 August 1914 - 20 March 1915 - Page 118

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Wed 20th
Had a very heavy dew the night before last & last night & the nights are very cold & quite chilly in the mornings
The Brigadier came along & inspected us while we were working.
Tucker from B Sqd. started with the signallers this morning.

Dawes the Armourer Sergeant was found guilty of breaking arrest & was sentenced to the ranks; this morning his stripes were taken off before the Regiment: he was tried by court-martial, on several charges. the only one he was found guilty on, was for breaking arrest, but he has been giving trouble all along & has been in the guard room most of the time on the boat

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