Item 01: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 21 August 1914 - 20 March 1915 - Page 36

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18 19 Nov

6d per lb, bananas were sold to night through the canteen at 4d per dozen,
I speculated 1/6 on them & had a very enjoyable feed.

Thurs 19th
Had a good night's rest last night, & there was no rain for a wonder, rose at 5 AM. & had a cup of tea; by the way, when we buy tea it is from the Saloon galley & very good, quite a change from the rubbish we get, we pay 6d for a cup of tea & a scone & it is worth it;

yesterday we sighted land which I believe is a small island at the south of India, but we were not close to it. Thomlinson & Pope have been transferred to the signallers, in place of Fitzgerald & Oakes. Nobody seems very distressed through Oakes leaving us. The Minitor

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