Item 01: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 21 August 1914 - 20 March 1915 - Page 99

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(theatre) & despite the fact that the only language used there is French we enjoyed the songs as the singers had first rate voices & the acting was also very good; we enjoyed ourselves immensely & caught the 10.30 train out

Sat 2nd
Signalling morning & Stan & I received passes for the afternoon & went to the races. we expected to see polo there also but were disappointed; the fourth race was for officers horses in Egypt, four Australian horses one New Zealand & two Arab horses started. the Arabs were much slower than the Australian horses, despite the fact that they were racing well amongst the Arabs in the previous races; A South

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