Item 01: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 21 August 1914 - 20 March 1915 - Page 122

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influenza; We could not see Merga Mack as he was too bad & had pneumonia, so I guess he will not see much of the war; We picked up Langford & Todhunter there & had a look through the mosque together & then hired donkeys & rode into Cairo with the niggers running behind;

we had tea at the Russian Bar & then made to the soldiers home, for a drink of tea or coffee to finish on we then decided to come back to camp by the 8.30 PM train & was driving to the station when the off sider kicked over the traces & fell over, we lost some time getting him out of the tangle & lost our train over it, so the cabby

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