Item 01: Dudley V. Walford diary, 23 September 1914 - 13 August 1916 - Page 133

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2 to 11 p.m. during which time we spent on excursion trips the principal places of interest. The residents received us with hearty enthusiasm, & the Governor General entertained us at a dinner and concert.

[Head and shoulders sketch of an Australian soldier entitled Australia]

We entered Durban on Sunday 18th and were received with a unique example of chivalrous hospitality. Train rides were free and free meals and entertainment were provided. The city is a faithful example of what a modern city should be. The roads are wide and well laid. The gardens and natural surroundings lend a freshness and beauty to the very

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