29/12/16 Dar E. Salaam Another attempt to get away from here at 6.30 AM no luck.
Got parcel from Albert in afternoon Pipe Soap Tea Tobacco Cigarettes etc
30/12/16 No attempt this morning to get away. abandoned apparently for the present.
31/12/16 Dar E. S No word of moving to day –
1-1-17 Dar. Es Salaam no word of shifting
2-1-17. D. E Salaam. Rumours of pay to day but no word of ship for home Paid £2.0.0.
3/1/17 No word of moving yet – Kit Bags brought back to camp after being on lighter for a week.
4/1/17 Still in Camp Daressalaam.
5-1-16 Ditto Feed of oysters
2 letters from "Aunt" dated 18th Dec.
6 Jan 17 D. E Salaam. Very bad last night vomiting pains in stomach fish poison
7 Jan D. E Salaam
8th Dar Es Salaam.
9th Rumour of our leaving here tomorrow per Professor Noerman Roll call at 4 p.m. to day for all unfit men
10-1-17. Roll Call 6 am no leaving to day
Still feeling rotten stomach bad. Wrote to Albert an Vi 8/1/17
11-1 17 No sailing to day feeling much better, still no mail
12/1/17 No Ship feeling OK. for a change. Wrote to Jinmy "Fraser"