Item 01: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 21 August 1914 - 20 March 1915 - Page 135

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or ten miles on the desert & had dinner at 3 PM. & did not get back to camp till 5 o'clock; no lamps to night & we have heard that 16 men & 2 officers belonging to the New Zealanders were killed yesterday on the canal. Three or four hundred Turkish prisoners were brought to Cairo to-day, also the New Zealand wounded arrived in a hospital train about four oclock;
went nowhere after tea, but wrote a letter to Meg & helped to feed up a 9 o'clock

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