Item 01: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 21 August 1914 - 20 March 1915 - Page 85

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up the first chance we get. did not go out evening but went to bed early & had

Fri 18th
On doing stables this morning we were told we would have to fall in at 9.30 AM to be marched off for a bath; We had a couple of miles to march & ended up at a prison where we received the best shower bath I have ever enjoyed in my life. first cold & then hot & finished up cold; I suppose colds will be prevalent here now; after we had finished washing we had to wait till the rest of the Light Squadron finished & it was very interesting watching the native prisoners (in chains) being exercised & worked, by the time we marched back to camp, it was

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