Item 01: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 21 August 1914 - 20 March 1915 - Page 103

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Wed 6th
Rode out on horseback signalling this morning & had a very enjoyable ride we also had a good morning work. after dinner we were reading groups at the rate of 8 words a minute. a breeze has been blowing this afternoon, the first for since we have been in camp & the dust is rather nasty. otherwise we are still having a picnic;

Chas Moore said to day the Colonel told him that he would be sent home in a fortnight as he is no good to the squadron, but one cannot tell whether "Chasper" is joking or not, so it may not be right. He has been confined to barracks during the last week & has another week to go for refusing to get out of bed at the

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