Item 01: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 21 August 1914 - 20 March 1915 - Page 124

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[Page 124]

8.30 PM

To Euripides my compliments to transport officer. did you receive my reply to you re. speed we can maintain a speed of 13½ when required please reply Commander Benalla

[Appears to be a message, presumably seen by Tomlins, while on bridge duty
on the Star of Victoria. Repeated on page 123]

about ½ mile from here for water this morning & at dinner time, right down to the Nile; had a late dinner in consequence & received a half holiday as it is Anniversary Day & had no lamp practice to-night in consequence I little thought twelve months ago we would be putting in this Anniversary in Egypt. I have had

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