Item 01: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 21 August 1914 - 20 March 1915 - Page 119

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Thur 21st
Stan is on duty in the orderly room & Nelson is working with me in Stan's place. cloudy to-day & only flags used; to-day we can hear big guns 'booming' at Mena. they must be having artillery practise; Stan received ten letters this morning & I got three. one each from Jessie, mother & Morgan Hugh, only a month old. lamp practice after tea

Fri 22nd
On duty in the orderly room. writing letters all day a train passed by at two oclock with soldiers on board, also horses & two red-cross waggons. They untrained about a mile or two up the line from here & then came back. they proved to be from Victoria & are Field Ambulance men. There is

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