Item 01: Dudley V. Walford diary, 23 September 1914 - 13 August 1916 - Page 55

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giving it the appearance of some terrible shipwreck. But as time flew by suitable roads & byways were laid out, stores were properly & neatly stacked, watertanks & lighters containing water, machinery for condensing water [which by the way was blown to pieces], dugouts built of sandbags & boarding in true professional artistic style, maintenance railway, mules with their limbers of supplies, piers of quite substantial quality, workshops for wireless & electrical fittings, gave it the appearance of some prosperous & progressive township especially at night when the lights were glowing in the pale moonlight, & the traffic of mules with the chattering Indian mule drivers

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