Item 01: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 21 August 1914 - 20 March 1915 - Page 8

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Sep 5-10

Sat 5th
Joined the signallers, & was drilling with them all day under Sergeant Major Coleman, went to Stadium with Mylie Edwards & saw a good contest between Kay & Shugrue, Kay the winner.

Sun 6th
On dismounted orderly duty, went to Felicia for tea, & met Nowland & Jess there

Mon 7th
Drill with flag morning. father came out at dinner time .
were issued with saddles evening

Tue 8th
Rifles issued to us morning received 48 hours leave to go home & say good-bye before we sail. went to Pen's for tea, & left Sydney for N'mine was a bad arm from vaccination

Wed 9th Arrived N'mine after a good journey went to Backwater picnic to see George left N.mine for Sydney on mail.

Thurs 10th
Arrived in Sydney & went to Felicia for breakfast, & then to La Perouse for picnic had a lovely time & met Hayley at Felicia made a will, my arm very sore

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