Item 01: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 21 August 1914 - 20 March 1915 - Page 152

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Tue 23rd
With A Sq again to-day & went out on the desert & the troops were trench digging this afternoon We had a lot of signalling to do to-day & everything went along swimmingly; We were near no water & the horses had neither food nor water for dinner & did not arrive back in camp until after sundown; went nowhere after tea; which was a good one & some underclothing was issued to the troops to-night; I bayonetted a snake this morning going out; (first blood)

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