Item 01: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 21 August 1914 - 20 March 1915 - Page 155

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Fri 26th
Was called out at 5 oclock this morning & was on parade at seven oclock; We went to Zietcoun & fought a sham fight with the New Zealanders & we had a very interesting day; going out one of the horses bucked & threw its rider, but he was not hurt
about dinner time Smithers horse put his front feet in a hole & turned a somersault, Smithers was lucky is getting off with a lump on the back of his head, as we were galloping when he fell; about two oclock two English officers who were umpiring the fight ran foul of a

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